Our Members

The issues faced by the Energy sector such as developing regulatory framework, environmental issues, ever changing market conditions and a tight competitive environment mean that energy companies continue to face complex and challenging decisions. More than 500 ELG energy lawyers understand these issues and are well equipped to provide their clients with the innovative solutions that they require.

For general questions on the Energy Law Group please contact info@energylawgroup.eu

Austria
Fiebinger Polak Leon & Partners Attorneys-at-Law GmbH

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Am Getreidemarkt 1
A-1060 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 58 25 80
www.fplp.at


Peter M. Polak
p.polak@fplp.at
CV

What others say about this firm
“Advising gas and electricity suppliers constitutes a key portion of Fiebinger Polak Leon & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s workload. The team covers a wide range of energy law issues, ranging from corporate, contract and competition-related work to litigation issues such as price review disputes.” (Legal 500, 2016)

“Department head Peter Polak is described by clients as a "very hands-on leader who has the ability to handle complex matters." Another client adds: "He is very good in his communication: he makes issues look simple and understandable." He has significant experience in cross-border transactions, corporate issues and also advises on dispute resolution cases.” (Chambers Global, 2016)

"We have been very impressed with the team's technical skill, responsiveness and commerciality." (Chambers Europe, 2015)
Belgium
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Bld de l'Empereur 3 Keizerslaan
B 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 551 15 62
www.liedekerke.com


Damien Verhoeven
d.verhoeven@liedekerke.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick’s multidisciplinary team combines ‘strength in depth’ with ‘excellent energy specialists’. ‘Immensely knowledgeable’ department head Damien Verhoeven is ‘a top specialist’." (Legal 500, 2016)

"Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick’s multidisciplinary [energy] team advises on corporate and commercial, project finance, tax and environmental matters and is also noted for its ‘top-notch regulatory practice’." (Legal 500, 2015)

"Practice head Damien Verhoeven is recognised as a pre-eminent figure in energy regulation in the Belgian market." (Chambers Europe, 2015)
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Karanovic & Nikolic

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Fra Anđela Zvizdovića 1
71 000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gundulićeva 4
78 000 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
www.karanovic-nikolic.com


Miloš Vučković (Belgrade office)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
milos.vuckovic@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV


Leonid Ristev (Belgrade/Skopje offices)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
leonid.ristev@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“Market-leading team covering the full range of energy matters such as oil and gas, renewable energy, mining and electricity. Advises on transactional, regularly and finance issues, and is also regularly involved in construction and infrastructure projects such as wind power and hydropower plants.” (Chambers Europe, 2015)

“They provided high quality work within short time limits and we are very satisfied.” (IFLR 1000, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2015)
Bulgaria
Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

10 Tsar Osvoboditel Blv
Sofia 1000
Phone: +359 2 932 1100
www.dgkv.com


Milan G. Pandev
milan.pandev@dgkv.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"The lawyers here are very strong, efficient and good at closing deals. We are very satisfied with the way they represented us and we would highly recommend them." (Chambers Europe, 2015)

"Unbelievably good - these lawyers always do a brilliant job."
(Chambers Europe, 2016)

“displays excellent industry knowledge“ (Legal 500, 2016)
Croatia
Zuric i Partneri

Eurotower, Ivana Lucica 2A
HR - 1000 Zagreb
Phone: +385 1 5555 630
www.zuric-i-partneri.hr


Duško Žurić
dusko.zuric@zuric-i-partneri.hr
CV

What others say about this firm
"This is an efficient, solution-oriented firm which shows great teamwork and wide legal knowledge." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"Zuric i Partneri has a really substantial and important litigation practice."
(Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The key qualities of the lawyers include reliability, accuracy and business orientation. They are active in finding the best solution for us as a client. We trust them." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Cyprus
Ioannides Demetriou LLC

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

Ioannides Demetriou LLC
2 Diagorou Street, ERA House,
floors 7-12, 1097 Nicosia,
P.O.Box 20106 1601 Nicosia
Phone: +357 22022999
www.idlaw.com.cy


Andrew Demetriou
a.demetriou@idlaw.com.cy
CV

What others say about this firm
"These lawyers give their clients personal attention, fostering an excellent working relationship. The advice is sound, and all legal matters are handled extremely well." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The ‘very knowledgeable and professional’ team at Ioannides Demetriou LLC ‘always exceeds expectations’." (Legal 500, 2016)

"Andrew Demetriou is a "very experienced lawyer" who can "give instant advice on most matters, and grasps specialist issues in meticulous detail very quickly."" (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Silkeborgvej 2
DK-8000
Aarhus C
Phone: +45 86 20 75 00
www.gorrissenfederspiel.com


Michael Meyer
mm@gorrissenfederspiel.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"It's in the top league of Danish law firms. For years the firm has attracted lawyers with the strongest intellectual capacity." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"Its lawyers are to the point and concise, give business-adapted advice and are responsive." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

“We have a very high regard of Gorrissen Federspiel in general. They are super-accessible, knowledgeable and pleasant to work with.” (IFLR1000, 2016)
Egypt
Zaki Hashem & Partners

23 Kasr El Nil Street
Phone: (+20-2) 2399 9999
law@hashemlaw.com
www.hashemlaw.com


Yasser Hashem
yasser@hashemlaw.com
CV


Dr. Mohammed Gomaa
mgomaa@hashemlaw.com
CV


Sameh Kamal
sameh.kamal@hashemlaw.com
CV


Heba El Naggar
heba.elnaggar@hashemlaw.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“Having opened in the early 1950’s, Zaki Hashem & Partners are one of the most established firms in Egypt, and has a healthy client list to match its reputation..” IFLR 1000 Reviews – 2017

“The firm has multiple lawyers with foreign practice licences from a variety of European powerhouses, and a wealth of cross-border experience.” IFLR 1000 Reviews – 2017

“Clients are extremely positive in their feedback on the firm, one, from an international law firm, says: “Zaki Hashem is a safe pair of hands in a difficult jurisdiction. They helped not only with the legal issues, but with navigating a difficult political and regulatory environment.”” IFLR 1000 Reviews – 2017

”Another client, this time from a pharmaceutical company, says: “We are happy with the firm, we have a great relationship and find them to be very professional and proactive. They have a deep understanding of the issues related to our business in Egypt.”” IFLR 1000 Reviews – 2017

“A standout capital markets transaction saw the team ZH&P’s] representing Morgan Stanley as Egyptian counsel in connection to the Republic of Egypt’s $1.5 billion GMTN programme and the issue of its inaugural sovereign bond. The firm also acted on the IPO of BPE Holding for Financial Investments.” IFLR 1000 Reviews – 2017

“The ‘outstanding’ team at Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law is ‘a reliable partner for international joint venture businesses, and has a proven track record’..” The LEGAL 500 – 2016

“Youssef Abou Zeid is.‘One of the best’, Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law has ‘very experienced practitioners’ in head of litigation Youssef Abou Zeid.. very impressive and unbelievable local knowledge..’” The LEGAL 500 – 2016

“Senior partner Sameh Khodeir ‘has long experience in this industry sector, and a reputation for quality’...” The LEGAL 500 – 2016

“Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law, combines ‘international experience and strong local knowledge’. Yasser Hashem [Managing Partner] is ‘commercial and responsive’; Hala Hashem [Senior Partner] is ‘one of the principal counterparts for German institutions in Cairo’; and Arig Ali [Partner] and senior associate Heba El Naggar are ‘masters of due diligence, documentation and negotiation’. Ali advised private equity firm Actis LLP on its purchase of a stake in IDH. Walid El-Daly acted for Orascom on a sale of shares on EGX.” The LEGAL 500 – 2016

“Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law’s managing partner Yasser Hashem ‘has extensive experience in telecommunications law’. He advised Global Peering Exchange in relation to licences and framework agreements for data centres. Youssef Abou Zeid advises Vodafone Egypt on regulatory matters.” The LEGAL 500 – 2016

“Yasser Hashem is widely recognised for his professionalism.” IFLR 1000 Reviews – Financial and Corporate – 2017

“Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law is ‘a very good firm’, and Egypt’s oldest. Of counsel Ziad Bahaa El Din, a former deputy prime minister, and managing partner Yasser Hashem lead on banking and finance matters respectively. El Din advised Morgan Stanley on a $1.5bn medium-term note issue. Hashem advised Orascom Construction on its dual listing on EGX and Nasdaq Dubai.” The Legal 500 - 2016

“Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law’s Mohamed Gomaa [Senior Partner] ‘excels in infrastructure projects’. He advised Dar Al Fouad Hospital on FDIC agreements for the construction of an extension to its facilities. Yasser Hashem advised GDF Suez on the feed-in-tariff programme for its EGP45m renewable energy projects.” The LEGAL 500 – 2016
Estonia
Ellex (Raidla Ellex)

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Roosikrantsi 2
EE-10119 Tallinn
www.ellexcircle.com


Dovile Greblikiene
Phone: +370 5 268 1875
dovile.greblikiene@valiunasellex.lt
CV


Jaunius Gumbis
Phone: +370 5 268 1830
jaunius.gumbis@valiunasellex.lt
CV

What others say about this firm
"Very practical and solution-oriented advice." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The lawyers are very trusted partners." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The firm has a team of highly skilled professionals who always respond quickly to our questions and always find solutions to our legal problems."
(Chambers Europe, 2016)
Finland
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Eteläesplanadi 20
00130 Helsinki
Phone: +358 9 2288 4343
www.hannessnellman.com


Rabbe Sittnikow
rabbe.sittnikow@hannessnellman.com
CV


Elina Hautakangas
elina.hautakangas@hannessnellman.com
CV

France
Jeantet

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

87, avenue Kléber
75784 Paris Cedex 16
Phone: +33 1 45 05 80 48
www.jeantet.fr


Thierry Lauriol
tlauriol@jeantet.fr
CV

What others say about this firm
“Thierry Lauriol of Jeantet advises on projects and energy matters from Paris, and is appreciated by clients for his solution-driven approach to issues arising in the sector. He is singled out for his expertise in mining” (Chambers Global 2016).

"JeantetAssociés’ Loraine Donnedieu de Vabres-Tranié is a “top talent” in the marketplace. She is noted for her “precision” and “efficiency”, not to mention her “extensive knowledge” of the sector.” (Who’s Who, 2015)

“At JeantetAssociés, Thierry Lauriol is “outstandingly good”. He maintains an “unsurpassed knowledge” of energy law and project financing. Indeed he is internationally regarded as a leader in this field.” (Who’s Who, 2015)
Germany
Hengeler Mueller

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Benrather Strasse 18-20
D-40213 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49 211 8304 141
www.hengeler.com


Dirk Uwer
dirk.uwer@hengeler.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“The lawyers are always quick, very reliable, and always willing to work to tight deadlines. They're excellent.” (Chambers Europe, 2016)

“The Hengeler Mueller lawyers were very pragmatic. They have a great balance between innovation to attract investors and what would be too complicated to be accepted in the market. I really admire that.” (Chambers Europe, 2016)

“While many clients mentioned the higher hourly rates as compared to competitors, they also emphasized that Hengeler's final invoices were still lower than those of its competitors.” (JUVE – German Commercial Law Firms, 2016)
Iceland
LEX Law Offices

ElectricityMiningRenewablesWater

Borgartúni 26
IS - 105 Reykjavík
Phone: +354 590 2600
www.lex.is


Ásgerður Ragnarsdóttir
asgerdur@lex.is
CV

Ireland
Arthur Cox

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Ten Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
www.arthurcox.com


Alex McLean
Phone: +353 1 618 05 46
alex.mclean@arthurcox.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"The firm has good depth in its team. The lawyers are very practical and good for complex environmental law issues." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"On really complex topics these lawyers distil language to a level that is easy for the layman to understand. They can take complex structures, set-ups and draft, and provide feedback that is easy to comprehend." (Chambers Europe, 2015)

"Most large law firms provide good legal advice, however, sound commercial guidance is not always as readily available and this is the difference between this and the other firms as far as I'm concerned." (IFLR 1000, 2016)
Italy
Studio Legale Ughi e Nunziante

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

Via Visconti di Modrone, 11
20122 Milan
Phone: +39 02 762171
www.unlaw.it


Fiorella F. Alvino
ffalvino@unlaw.it
CV

Jordan
Ali Sharif Zu’bi Advocates & Legal Consultants

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

14, Ibn Al-Faredh Street
PO Box 35267
Amman 11180
Phone: +962 79 841 5555
www.zubilaw.com


Khaled Asfour
khaled.asfour@zubilaw.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“This well-established firm has built up an excellent reputation for responsiveness.” (Chambers Global, 2016)

“Its strong corporate offering is coupled with extensive experience in the energy and banking sectors”. (Chambers Global, 2016)

“Ali Sharif Zu’bi Advocates & Legal Consultants has a well-established reputation in the projects and energy space.” (The Legal 500, 2016)
Latvia
Ellex (Klavins Ellex)

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

K. Valdemara 62
LV-1013 Riga
www.ellexcircle.com


Dovile Greblikiene
Phone: +370 5 268 1875
dovile.greblikiene@valiunasellex.lt
CV


Jaunius Gumbis
Phone: +370 5 268 1830
jaunius.gumbis@valiunasellex.lt
CV

What others say about this firm
“The lawyers really were amazing." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"Very hands-on and pragmatic. All the lawyers with whom we have worked have been very helpful." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"One of the leading firms in the Latvian market." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Lebanon
Moghaizel Law Office

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

Ashrafieh 5585 Building, Pierre Gemayel Avenue
P.O. Box 16 6742 Ashrafieh
Beirut 2066 7113
Phone: +961 1 425222
www.mlof.com


Fadi Moghaizel
fadi.moghaizel@mlof.com
CV

Lithuania
Ellex (Valiunas Ellex)

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Jogailos g. 9
LT-01116 Vilnius
www.ellexcircle.com


Dovile Greblikiene
Phone: +370 5 268 1875
dovile.greblikiene@valiunasellex.lt
CV


Jaunius Gumbis
Phone: +370 5 268 1830
jaunius.gumbis@valiunasellex.lt
CV

What others say about this firm
"The team is excellent and resourceful, so we can give it big deals and projects. Has unrivalled experience in natural gas market." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The firm can cover everything in a complex project, including international aspects." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The lawyers showed great flexibility in a non-standard case and offered good options. They are highest-level specialists and have a client-oriented approach." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Luxembourg
Wildgen S.A.

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

WILDGEN S.A.
69, Bd de la Pétrusse
L-2320 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 40 49 60 277
www.wildgen.lu


David Maria
David.maria@wildgen.lu
CV

What others say about this firm
"This firm is quick to grasp the problems at hand. The Corporate team has a very good knowledge of our company and always meet our goals. The lawyers here are very responsive and pleasant to work with." (Chambers & Partners, 2016)

"David Maria heads the team at Wildgen, Partners in Law, which provides ‘practical and common-sense advice’ to private equity firms and high-net-worth individuals on tax structuring and planning." (Legal 500, 2016)

"One of the best IT/IP practices in Luxembourg’, Wildgen, Partners in Law provides an ‘excellent, timely and accurate service’ to clients across a broad array of mandates including trade mark litigation and enforcement, as well as data protection and e-commerce. The ‘very knowledgeable and practical’ Emmanuelle Ragot has ‘excellent industry and regulatory knowledge’, and, as well as her core IP and IT practice, is also a key member of a five-strong team which has a focus on advising start-ups on their growth strategies." (Legal 500, 2016)
Macedonia
Karanovic & Nikolic

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Bulevar Partizanski Odredi No.14, "Aura" Business Center
App. No. 5, 3rd floor, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
www.karanovic-nikolic.com


Miloš Vučković (Belgrade office)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
milos.vuckovic@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV


Leonid Ristev (Belgrade/Skopje offices)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
leonid.ristev@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“Market-leading team covering the full range of energy matters such as oil and gas, renewable energy, mining and electricity. Advises on transactional, regularly and finance issues, and is also regularly involved in construction and infrastructure projects such as wind power and hydropower plants.” (Chambers Europe, 2015)

"The firm has great experience of the issues that we are dealing with, which is very useful in identifying anything that could affect our decisions when planning our business strategies. The team is also deeply commercially aware, with good appreciation of the local and European markets."
(Chambers & Partners, Macedonia, 2015)
Monaco
Jeantet

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

87, avenue Kléber
75784 Paris Cedex 16
France
Phone: +33 1 45 05 80 48
www.jeantet.fr


Thierry Lauriol
tlauriol@jeantet.fr
CV

What others say about this firm
“Thierry Lauriol of Jeantet advises on projects and energy matters from Paris, and is appreciated by clients for his solution-driven approach to issues arising in the sector. He is singled out for his expertise in mining” (Chambers Global 2016).

"JeantetAssociés’ Loraine Donnedieu de Vabres-Tranié is a “top talent” in the marketplace. She is noted for her “precision” and “efficiency”, not to mention her “extensive knowledge” of the sector.” (Who’s Who, 2015)

“At JeantetAssociés, Thierry Lauriol is “outstandingly good”. He maintains an “unsurpassed knowledge” of energy law and project financing. Indeed he is internationally regarded as a leader in this field.” (Who’s Who, 2015)
Montenegro
Karanovic & Nikolic

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Serdar Jola Piletića bb, “Palada” Building, App. No. 3, 2nd floor
81 000 Podgorica, Montenegro
www.karanovic-nikolic.com


Miloš Vučković (Belgrade office)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
milos.vuckovic@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV


Leonid Ristev (Belgrade/Skopje offices)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
leonid.ristev@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“Market-leading team covering the full range of energy matters such as oil and gas, renewable energy, mining and electricity. Advises on transactional, regularly and finance issues, and is also regularly involved in construction and infrastructure projects such as wind power and hydropower plants.” (Chambers Europe, 2015)
Morocco
Jeantet

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

2 rue Zaidane
20170 Casablanca
Phone: +212 5 22 94 09 96
www.jeantet.fr


Laurent Sablé
lsable@jeantet.fr
CV

What others say about this firm
“Thierry Lauriol of Jeantet is an expert in energy, mining and infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on Africa. Clients describe him as “authoritative, personable” and “commercially minded””(Chambers Global, 2016).

“Thierry Lauriol of Jeantet advises on projects and energy matters from Paris, and is appreciated by clients for his solution-driven approach to issues arising in the sector. He is singled out for his expertise in mining” (Chambers Global 2016).

“At JeantetAssociés, Thierry Lauriol is “outstandingly good”. He maintains an “unsurpassed knowledge” of energy law and project financing. Indeed he is internationally regarded as a leader in this field.” (Who’s Who, 2015)
Netherlands
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

Claude Debussylaan 80
1082 MD Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 5771771
www.debrauw.com


Jaap de Keijzer
ELGNetherlands@debrauw.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"De Brauw Blackstone's quality is very good - it has a lot of tenacity in resolving complex issues. It understands how to work in a very sensitive and charged atmosphere. The lawyers are flexible in how they approach us and the firm's international network is also very good." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Norway
Advokatfirmaet Wiersholm AS

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Dokkveien 1, 6th floor
P.O. Box 1400 Vika
N-0115 Oslo
Phone: +47 210 210 00
www.wiersholm.no


Inge Ekker Bartnes
ieb@wiersholm.no
CV


Sondre Dyrland
sody@wiersholm.no
CV


Odd-Harald B. Wasenden
ohw@wiersholm.no
CV

What others say about this firm
"Exceptionally good lawyers who are responsive, passionate and enthusiastic." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"One of the few firms able to combine strong legal skills, industry experience and commercial thinking. Thanks to its size it can advise on all legal areas when needed." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"Headed by the ‘hardworking and responsive’ Inge Ekker Bartnes, Wiersholm’s ‘very knowledgeable’ three-partner team is often involved in the sector’s most significant financing and corporate work." (Legal 500, 2016)
Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak (SK&S)

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

Jasna 26
00-054 Warsaw
www.skslegal.pl


Krzysztof Cichocki
Phone: +48 22 608 70 49
krzysztof.cichocki@skslegal.pl
CV


Krzysztof Kanton
Phone: +48 22 608 70 64
krzysztof.kanton@skslegal.pl
CV


Andrzej W. Kawecki
Phone: +48 22 608 70 07
andrzej.kawecki@skslegal.pl
CV

What others say about this firm
"The team provided lots of good communication that saved us from aggravation as the deal progressed. It did a thorough job in due diligence." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"I liked the strategic thinking, understanding of the brief, transparent communication and responsiveness." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"The lawyers always think two steps ahead and are not limited by customers' questions." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Portugal
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

rua Castilho, 165- 10°
1070-050 Lisboa
Phone: +351 21 381 74 04
www.mlgts.pt


Ricardo Andrade Amaro
ramaro@mlgts.pt
CV


Catarina Brito Ferreira
cbferreira@mlgts.pt
CV


Nuno Galvão Teles
ngteles@mlgts.pt
CV

What others say about this firm
"Their work is exceptional. The lawyers have a great ability to gain the client's trust and respond in a timely manner." (Chambers & Partners)

"We are struck by the lawyers' level of knowledge and their ability to solve the most complex issues. They are available 24 hours a day and inspire confidence. We also appreciate the fact that they have partners who are true heavyweights in Portuguese advocacy." (Chambers & Partners)

"Besides sharing a good personal relationship with clients, the firm has a great range of specialists in several areas, so even if a matter requires expertise in another area, it can always be passed on to another lawyer." (Chambers & Partners)
Romania
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewables

201 Barbu Vacarescu St.
Globalworth Tower, 18th floor
District 2, Bucharest, 020276, Romania
Phone: +40 21 20 11 200
www.nndkp.ro


Ruxandra Bologa
ruxandra.bologa@nndkp.ro
CV


Gabriela Cacerea
gabriela.cacerea@nndkp.ro
CV

What others say about this firm
"Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is one of the marquee names in Romania and this is reflected by the domestic firm's presence in the top tier of all our rankings." (IFLR 1000, 2016)

"The team is impressive, knowledgeable and authoritative."
(Chambers and Partners, 2016)

"Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen is ‘very proactive and creates innovative solutions’; it has ‘a strong knowledge of regulatory issues and a client-friendly approach’." (Legal 500, 2016)
Serbia
Karanovic & Nikolic

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Resavska 23
11 000 Belgrade, Serbia
www.karanovic-nikolic.com


Miloš Vučković (Belgrade office)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
milos.vuckovic@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV


Leonid Ristev (Belgrade/Skopje offices)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
leonid.ristev@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“Market-leading team covering the full range of energy matters such as oil and gas, renewable energy, mining and electricity. Advises on transactional, regularly and finance issues, and is also regularly involved in construction and infrastructure projects such as wind power and hydropower plants.” (Chambers Europe, 2015)

"A very knowledgeable and helpful team. It offers a seamless, one-firm approach, and is great at explaining local customs and protocol." (Chambers & Partners, Serbia, 2015)
Slovenia
Karanovic & Nikolic

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Dunajska cesta 167
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
www.karanovic-nikolic.com


Miloš Vučković (Belgrade office)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
milos.vuckovic@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV


Leonid Ristev (Belgrade/Skopje offices)
Phone: +381 11 3094 200
leonid.ristev@karanovic-nikolic.com
CV

What others say about this firm
“Market-leading team covering the full range of energy matters such as oil and gas, renewable energy, mining and electricity. Advises on transactional, regularly and finance issues, and is also regularly involved in construction and infrastructure projects such as wind power and hydropower plants.” (Chambers Europe, 2015)
Spain
Uría Menéndez

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewables

Principe de Vergara 187
E-28002 Madrid

Avda. Diagonal, 514
08006 Barcelona
www.uria.com


Juan Ignacio Gonzalez Ruiz (Madrid office)
Phone: +34 91 58 60 381
juan.gonzalezruiz@uria.com
CV


Javier Valle (Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría, Bogotá)
Phone: +571 326 8600
javier.valle@uria.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"Uría Menéndez is always strong and has a much deeper team than some of its competitors, as well as an excellent understanding of both the existing and upcoming regulatory issues and market dynamics." (Chambers Europe)

“The lawyers provide a comprehensive service which covers regulatory and contractual matters, financings, exploration permits and acquisitions in the gas, electricity and renewables sectors.” (Chambers Europe)

"You can find excellent lawyers in all of the main firms but in Uría they are all excellent." (Chambers Europe)
Sweden
Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co

ElectricityRenewablesWater

Norra Bankogränd 2, P.O. Box 2278
SE-103 17 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 578 450 00
www.hammarskiold.se


Jakob Falkman
jakob.falkman@hammarskiold.se
CV


Lars Ulrichs
lars.ulrichs@hammarskiold.se
CV


Rickard Haglund
rickard.haglund@hammarskiold.se
CV

What others say about this firm
“Hammarskiöld & Co AB’s sizeable department operates to a ‘high level’. ‘Extremely customer-oriented, patient and flexible’ practice head Jakob Falkman advised energy company Alpiq on permits and contractual issues relating to a 75MW wind farm in northern Sweden.” (Legal 500, 2016)

“Clients say that Jakob Falkman of Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co AB is ‘good at negotiating in a deal-friendly manner’. He has significant expertise in the areas of renewable energy and technology, and his recent caseload includes advising on wind farm transactions, permit applications and energy supply agreements.”
(Chambers Europe, 2016)

"Its strengths are availability, very high level of service, high-quality advice and the fact that everything is always delivered on time." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Switzerland
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG

Bahnhofstrasse 64
PO Box 3268
CH-8021 Zurich
Phone: +41 58 356 5000
www.ghr.ch


Marc Grüninger
marcgrueninger@ghr.ch
CV

What others say about this firm
“The team is excellent in terms of technical ability and responsiveness."
(Chambers & Partners, 2016)

„Within the Public Sector, GHR Rechtsanwälte is a first tier firm. Practice head Marc Grüninger ‘really knows his public law’. The practice focuses on energy and natural resources law, advising on compliance and other regulatory matters and on the public bidding processes in the energy sector.” (Chambers & Partners, 2015)

“Department head Marc Grüninger is ‘on top of things, proactive and very client-focused,’ according to sources. Grüninger is well versed in corporate/M&A and energy law.” (Legal 500, 2015)
Turkey
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı (KDK)

ElectricityOil & GasRenewables

Sağlam Fikir Sok. Kelebek Çıkmazı No. 5, 34394,
Esentepe, Istanbul
Phone: +90 212 355 99 00
www.kolcuoglu.av.tr


Umut Kolcuoğlu
ukolcuoglu@kolcuoglu.av.tr
CV


Okan Demirkan
odemirkan@kolcuoglu.av.tr
CV

What others say about this firm
“I was impressed by the quality of the advice from this team. The lawyers have a commercial mindset and very solid knowledge of energy regulations.”
(Chambers Europe, 2016)

“This is a hands-on, experienced team, which adds a lot of value to my business.” (Chambers Europe, 2015)

“The team is absolutely excellent - technically and commercially smart, and thorough and clear in its communication.” (Chambers Europe, 2016)
Ukraine
Asters

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewables

Leonardo Business Centre, 14th floor
19-21 Bohdana Khmelnytskoho St.
Kyiv 01030
Ukraine
Phone: +380442306000
www.asterslaw.com


Armen Khachaturyan
armen.khachaturyan@asterslaw.com
CV


Yaroslav Petrov
yaroslav.petrov@asterslaw.com
CV


Tamara Lukanina
tamara.lukanina@asterslaw.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"Highly esteemed firm advising on joint ventures and mergers in renewable energy and energy efficiency matters. Has a strong reputation for the import and export of energy, as well as reverse import mandates. Represents clients from the financial sector, government departments, developers and contractors. Acts on energy financing, development and emissions reduction." (Chambers Europe 2016)

"We can attest to the firm's expertise in energy law and the ability of the team to make sure every detail is taken care of properly." (Chambers Europe 2016)

"Clients praise Yaroslav Petrov for his "excellent analytical skills and ability to make the right strategic decisions." He represents clients in energy law disputes and advises on renewable energy, energy efficiency, natural resources, electricity and oil and gas matters." (Chambers Europe 2016)

"Asters is "reliable and effective". "Analytical thinker" Armen Khachaturyan is "an expert in the energy sphere"." (The Legal 500 EMEA 2016)

"Asters is experienced in all types of energy projects - oil and gas, renewable and shale - and environmental regulation and has experience advising on large domestic transport projects.
"Contact is fast, open and straight. They are open-minded and make good suggestions," is the feedback of one client from an energy company. "They give us business tips for free and have provided us with good networking opportunities". (IFLR 1000 2016)
United Arab Emirates
Afridi & Angell

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Jumeirah Emirates Towers,
Office Tower, Level 35, P.O. Box 9371,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 330 3900
www.afridi-angell.com


Masood Afridi
mafridi@afridi-angell.com
CV


James Bowden
jbowden@afridi-angell.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"The turnaround times are very good and the lawyers do the work in the shortest possible time." (Chambers Global, 2016).

"It's a practical and reliable team that gets the job done, is always accessible, and we appreciate their flexibility." (Chambers Global, 2016).

"Afridi & Angell provides local solutions in the UAE with a focus on and understanding of Western companies." (Legal 500, 2016).
United Kingdom: England & Wales
Slaughter & May

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

One Bunhill Row
London EC1Y 8YY
Phone: +44 20 7090 3099
www.slaughterandmay.com


Steven R Galbraith
steven.galbraith@slaughterandmay.com
CV

United Kingdom: Northern Ireland
Arthur Cox

ElectricityMiningOil & GasRenewablesWater

Victoria House
Gloucester Street
Belfast
BT1 4LS
www.arthurcox.com


Alex McLean
Phone: +353 1 618 05 46
alex.mclean@arthurcox.com
CV

What others say about this firm
"The firm has good depth in its team. The lawyers are very practical and good for complex environmental law issues." (Chambers Europe, 2016)

"On really complex topics these lawyers distil language to a level that is easy for the layman to understand. They can take complex structures, set-ups and draft, and provide feedback that is easy to comprehend." (Chambers Europe, 2015)

"Most large law firms provide good legal advice, however, sound commercial guidance is not always as readily available and this is the difference between this and the other firms as far as I'm concerned." (IFLR 1000, 2016)
United Kingdom: Scotland
Shepherd and Wedderburn

ElectricityOil & GasRenewablesWater

1 Exchange Crescent
Conference Square
Edinburgh EH3 8UL
Phone: +44 131 473 5162
www.shepwedd.co.uk


Gordon Downie
Gordon.downie@shepwedd.co.uk
CV