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Energy

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What the team is known for

Outstanding energy practice with noted capabilities in cross-border matters, assisting clients with high-profile M&A, financing and corporate mandates relating to projects. Broad expertise covers both offshore and onshore oil and gas activities as well as renewables, with a strong focus on wind energy. Advises on the regulatory and EU law aspects of energy matters and acts on environmental issues associated with energy projects. Further strength in representing clients in energy-related arbitration proceedings.

Strengths

A client appreciates the lawyers' "fast and always thoroughly thought-through work" in addition to their "fair, open and direct counselling."

A second source praises the firm's multidisciplinary approach, stating: "It is such a confidence to know we have partners that have expertise within all these fields."

Work highlights

Assisted AffaldVarme Aarhus with the negotiation of a contract relating to the establishment of a geothermal plant generating renewable energy.

Notable practitioners

Jakob Østervang is active in the renewable energy market, frequently handling divestments, joint ventures and financing mandates in the sector.

Per Hemmer is a well-regarded figure in the energy market who receives plaudits for his regulatory expertise. He regularly advises on energy and infrastructure projects, also assisting with environmental permits. An interviewee highlights that "he is always responsive and commercial in his approach."

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Overview

We advise large Danish and non-Danish public and private energy operators, such as utility companies, offshore and onshore oil and gas companies, operators in the wind turbine sector as well as climate funds, cleantech enterprises, etc. We have experience rendering advice to the oil and gas sector within all aspects from purchase/sale to the conclusion of contracts, licence applications, etc., just as we are experienced in setting up onshore and offshore wind farms all over the world. We specialise in regulatory issues and have in-depth knowledge of drafting complex agreements, complaints cases before the Danish Utility Regulator, the Energy Board of Appeal and the Energy Agency, also in connection with obtaining licences and permits, exemptions, etc.

Our advisory services include:
• Renewable energy, including biomass and biogas
• Onshore and offshore wind farms
• Oil and gas sector advisory services
• Setting up or reorganising collective utility plants
• Advice to private and municipal utilities
• Climate, including carbon quotas/credits/storage
• Electricity, heat and water supply
• Cleantech
• Transfer of energy enterprises and utilities
• Private equity and venture investments
• Direct and indirect environmental, energy and climate-related taxes.

Our team is made up of highly qualified and specialised lawyers, who are among the leading experts within the field. Our specialists have long-standing experience in advising on all areas of law relating to energy and utilities.

Energy Department

Bech-Bruun

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Department location

Langelinie Allé 35

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

DK-2100

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Denmark

Energy


Jakob Østervang
Band 2