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Baker McKenzie

Energy & Natural Resources

1 ranked lawyersBand 2UkraineEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Baker McKenzie has a well-regarded team with experience advising on electricity, renewables, energy efficiency and mining mandates. It also handles gas trading, exploration and transportation questions. The law firm is frequently instructed on a range of energy-related corporate, finance and regulatory matters, including joint ventures and restructuring. The team is experienced in handling project development, particularly for energy infrastructure and renewable projects. It is active in privatisation and energy-related disputes. Baker McKenzie is popular with international financial institutions as well as domestic and international energy companies.

Strengths

One client admires the Baker McKenzie team's "great and deep understanding," further describing the team as "the strong team who provides the best legal advice."

Work highlights

Baker McKenzie advised EPH and its subsidiary Slovak company NAFTA in relation to two separate production-sharing projects relating to the Okhtyrska and Hrunivska blocks in North-Eastern Ukraine.

Notable practitioners

Serhiy Piontkovsky assists with PPP projects relating to the energy infrastructure and also advises on the regulatory aspects of the energy market. He advises on the potential privatisation of shares in state-owned companies. One market commentator describes him as a "very good solid lawyer in the market," while another reports: "He is fantastic, very client-oriented and a top lawyer."

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Ukraine

Energy & Natural Resources


Serhiy Piontkovsky
Band 3