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Newton Legal has proven to be a market leader in the Energy practice area. Obtaining expert legal advice has never been more vital as the risks, timelines, and costs of projects continue to increase. Our firm has accumulated substantial transactional experience advising on upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas projects and renewable energy projects.

Our lawyers help mitigate the risks associated with complex projects, in line with the Government of Bahrain’s commitment to bring carbon emissions to be net zero by 2060, Bahrain a seen a gradual increase in the number of renewable energy projects, which, considering their unique nature, pose unprecedented challenges and risks.

Our clients comprise of leading regional and national oil and gas companies, including governmental, semi-governmental, and non-governmental entities, in addition to industrial companies looking to expand or benefit from renewable energy.

Newton Legal has been engaged in both non-renewable and renewable energy projects, including the $7 Billion Bapco Modernisation Programme, the solar power plant at the Bahrain International Circuit, the Ministry of Education’s project to install solar panels in eight public schools, and the 4,677 kWp power plant in the Imerys Al Zayani plant in Bahrain.

Awards and Recognition:

  • The Legal 500 – (2020, 2021, 2022) – Newton Legal obtained ‘Recommended Firm’ status and ranked under Tier 1 for the Projects and Energy practice area.
  • The Legal 500 (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) – Our Founding Partner, Joseph Huse, has consistently been recognized as a ‘Leading Individual’ for the Projects and Energy practice area.
  • The Legal 500 commented in 2022: “Newton Legal remains a market leader in the projects and energy arena, with its team having extensive expertise in upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas matters. The group advises leading national clients on high-value project financings, developments, and construction matters”.