Hughes & Hughes

Projects & Energy Department

Uruguay
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What the team is known for Solid practice boasting significant activity handling paper mill projects, as well as experience advising concessionaires on PPP projects in the transport, education and renewable energy sectors. Also handles regulatory power issues, dealing with power purchase agreements and public tenders for transmission lines. Counts BTD Capital 12 as a new client win.

Strengths Market commentators report: "They offer a lot of experience and knowledge in the area and are proactive instead of being reactive." They go on to enthuse: "We really appreciated their work, which is produced to a high technical standard."

Work highlights Assisted UPM with their power purchase and interconnection agreements with UTE for a new pulp mill in Paso de los Toros and an existing pulp mill in Río Negro in Uruguay.

Notable practitioners

One client highlights up-and-coming partner
Mariana Estrade
for "her technical ability and ample knowledge of PPP structures and renewable energy." Another interviewee adds: "She is always available and has a lot of experience in the renewable area."