Water

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ELGs‘ highly regarded water specialists have a long track record in advising the water sector on a wide range of regulatory issues and major international water projects, in particular in the context of privatisation, concession and contractual rights.
In-depth expertise of the regulatory framework, along with the practical approach needed to navigate issues of political or ethical sensitivity as well as operational and infrastructure design allows the group to deliver a first class legal service in a way that is appropriate to the relevant market. - The ELG brings together individuals from the relevant countries to provide the optimum legal expertise for a particular transaction.
Members of the ELG have been advising a number of leading water companies for over 20 years and so understand the changing patterns of water industry investment in recent years and the hence resulting challenges and opportunities.

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Renewables

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The global power sector has been defined in recent years by the rapid growth of renewable energy. The sector is experiencing an increased amount of investment, particularly in wind, solar and biomass.
ELGs‘ multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to renewables are immersed in this sector with over 20 years' experience of delivering cutting-edge advice to onshore and offshore clients successfully. The member firms‘ market-leading expertise comes from working closely with clients across all technology types and from their profound understanding of the regulatory framework.
Members of the ELG have advised governments in the region on the development of legislative frameworks for renewables, and have worked on a wide-range of renewable energy projects involving investment in new technologies. (e.g. advising clients in the wind industry in relation to the construction of wind farms, planning, obtaining permissions, as well as on issues relating to environmental questions and financing.)
Working closely and taking a proactive role with industry bodies and associations, the members of the ELG regularly support their clients by providing practical and commercially sound advice.

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Oil & Gas

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Our highly regarded oil and gas specialists combine extensive sector knowledge with exceptional M&A, capital markets, finance, share incentives, projects, litigation and regulatory expertise to deliver an integrated service to their clients.
ELG members have an enviable track record of major domestic and international up-, mid- and downstream transactions. Whether on farm-outs/-ins, equity and synthetic equity financings, borrowing-base and project finance facilities, procurement, offtake and sales agreements or upstream M&A. This comprises licence applications, farm-ins, joint ventures, financings, environmental, tax and dispute resolution, international arbitration, price reviews, as well as acquisitions, disposals and financings relating to pipelines, gas processing plants and refinery assets, as well as LNG terminals.
Being also very active in the regulatory sector, clients trust the ELG member firms' extensive experience and industry knowledge to deliver for them.

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Mining

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Our mining experts have long-standing relationships with some of the world's largest mining and mineral companies and extensive experience advising on mining and minerals transactions and projects around the world. Working on both the company side and the investment bank side, ELG member firms have handled a range of corporate transactions including IPOs, secondary fundraisings and M&A involving mining and mining support companies.
As much of the work in this sector has an international dimension ELG member firms work closely together to perfectly fulfill their clients‘ needs during the negotiation, the conclusion and the putting into operation of mining concessions, the financing of projects and the obtaining of the necessary mining titles.

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Electricity

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Rapid regulatory developments in the energy sector throughout the region ensure that our energy specialists are continually providing pioneering advice. The members of the ELG apply their industry knowledge in the electricity sector when advising clients on the development, financing, construction and operation of power and utilities projects.
This covers advice given in the context of deregulation, the construction and financing of thermal and renewable generating units and cogeneration, nuclear power plants, transmission system, central heating, privatisation, supply agreements, as well as agreements for the purchase and transport of electricity and the trading of electricity on the financial markets.
The ELG member firms have also unique experience advising on market liberalisation, regulatory reforms, legislation and the implementation of new regulatory tools.

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