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Clifford Chance LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Regularly assists international financial institutions with various forms of financing in the sector, including pre-export loan facilities and debt restructurings. Additionally advises major domestic and international natural resources corporates on construction mandates, including high-value LNG projects.


"They provided solid business-oriented advice and effective solutions. They are very commercial and have good negotiating skills, which helped us a lot during the negotiation phase," a client reports.

Work highlights

Advised Russian Platinum on its joint venture agreement with Norilsk Nickel for the development of several mining fields.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Victoria Bortkevicha is a key client contact.

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Our lawyers are regularly involved in the most important, complex and innovative oil, gas and power projects, deep offshore production, nuclear new-builds, upstream project financing and mining work in Russia

Acknowledged Experts

We have a team of acknowledged industry experts offering you depth of resource, local expertise, a long-term presence in and commitment to the key oil and gas markets across the globe.

Breadth of Experience

We have extensive experience advising on all types of projects, ranging from more traditional project development financing, financing oil rigs, platforms and pipelines, to the acquisition and disposal of interests in energy and natural resources fields around the world.

Dedicated Construction Group

We handle the most complex projects, construction contracts (whether FEED, EPCM or EPC), interface risk and technology licenses.

Market-leading Environment Group

We provide support in respect of all aspects of environmental law across the spectrum of transactional, regulatory advisory and dispute management contexts in the sector.

Integrated Dispute Resolution Practice

Our dispute resolution practice provides energy companies, project companies, suppliers, purchasers, contractors, governments and commercial lenders to the energy industry with dispute resolution experts wherever in the world they do business. We have particular experience in cross-border dispute settlement and large project-related disputes in the oil & gas sector.

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Clifford Chance advises Baikal Mining Company on the execution of equipment supply agreement

Authors: Timur Aitkulov, Sandy Hall, Ella Omelchenko, Irina Steinberg, Chris Starkey