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Respected energy practice with experience in transactional, regulatory and contentious mandates spanning the oil, gas, power and renewables sectors. Noted in particular for its significant footprint in the CEE region, with additional strength in its UK, Portuguese and German offices. Handles cross-border corporate acquisitions for EU-headquartered oil and gas companies and various transactions of renewable energy assets across the continent. Offers wide-ranging expertise in regulatory issues relating to complex transactions and development projects. Acts for project developers, international banks and government bodies on infrastructure projects with multi-jurisdictional elements, including the construction of railways.
A client notes: "They produce quick and effective legal advice and have practical, easy-to-deal-with lawyers."
Another client enthuses about the lawyers' "high commitment, availability, experience and knowledge."
Paul Smith heads the firm's energy, projects and construction group from his London base. Kristy Duane is a further key point of contact in London, heading the firm's international infrastructure and project finance practice. Sofia-based Kostadin Sirleshtov heads the CEE energy team.