Energy

Our team is consistently involved in the major energy transactions taking place in the region – in oil, gas, electricity, heating and nuclear power – advising companies, investors and developers and providing a full range of energy law and regulatory services at both the domestic and international level. No matter how complex the agreements or regulatory issues are, our energy law experts enjoy a good challenge, and they are supported by our integrated network and the in-depth knowledge its members have in the areas of dispute resolution, regulatory, competition law, environmental law and M&A.

We can help you with

  • Energy project development (eg electricity, gas and heating power plant planning; construction and modernisation; grid connections; storage facilities)
  • Environmental regulation (eg environmental impact assessments; negotiations with state and municipal authorities, and with local communities)
  • Energy project financing (PPP and concessions)
  • Compliance and regulatory issues (licences, permits, specific regulations, anti-bribery regulations, trade compliance, development of compliance programmes)
  • Management and operation of energy sector companies (corporate matters, employment issues)
  • Public procurement in the energy industry
  • Tax and customs, social security
  • Competition law (eg prohibited agreements, abuse of dominant position, cartel investigations)
  • Price and tariff approval
  • Supply and network agreements
  • Energy dispute resolution
  • Protection of investments
  • Emissions trading
  • Renewable energy

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Experience

  • Legal Adviser

    Lietuvos energija

    Establishing a EUR 1 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme plus preparations for issue and distribution of the first tranche of up to EUR 200 million

    EUR 1 billion
  • Legal Adviser

    Wartsila Biopower

    Advised the leading Finnish provider of power and heating plant solutions for sustainable energy generation in connection with a “turnkey” supply of a CHP to Brestenergo (CHP commissioned in Pruzhany, Brest oblast)

  • Seller’s Legal Adviser

    Nelja Energia

    Sale of 100% shareholding to Enefit Green, a fully owned subsidiary of Eesti Energia, the largest energy producer in the Baltic States

    EUR 488 million
  • Legal Adviser

    Eesti Gaas

    Corporate restructuring project for the largest natural gas wholesaler and retailer in Estonia, also the owner of the main distribution networks

    approx EUR 60 million
  • Legal Adviser

    Baltic Bioethanol

    Legal support in planning to construct a production facility in Bauska industrial park. The unit will produce second-generation bioethanol from biomass. Estimated added value for the Bauska region is approx EUR 30 million a year

    EUR 150 million
  • Legal Adviser

    Chevron

    Advising American energy sector giant Chevron on joint venture in Lithuania for exploration and production of hydrocarbon resources, including negotiation on corporate governance structure of the joint venture company and subsequent exit from the country and liquidation of the company

  • Legal Adviser

    Technological Solutions and Pellet 4Energia

    Advised the group companies of Nelja Energia, a major Baltic renewable energy producer, on construction of cogeneration plant and pellet plant in Brocēni

    approx EUR 30 million
  • Legal Adviser

    Estonian Renewable Energy Association

    Advised the main umbrella organization for renewable energy producers in Estonia during legislative process aimed at amending renewable energy support measures

    approx EUR 100 million