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Krogerus

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Respected practice with strength in transactional, environmental and regulatory matters throughout the energy and natural resources sphere. Highlighted for its international network, and its client base includes a wide array of international investors and financial institutions. Particular strength advising on energy-related M&A and the financing of renewable energy projects, with experience in relation to wind farms. Offers complementary expertise in electricity regulation, permitting issues and contractual matters.

Strengths

A client notes: "The firm was able to give timely and accurate advice under time pressure."

Another source enthuses: "My impression of Krogerus is very good. The firm has experts in several sectors and a nice way of coordinating the internal expertise in a way that gives the impression of a one-stop shop. In many cases, time is a valuable feature and Krogerus somehow manages to finish the tasks in time, even if it sometimes is quite short."

Work highlights

Advised Ilmatar Energy on the sale of a 211 MW onshore wind farm project.

Notable practitioners

Clients highlight Ville Hailikari as "an extremely smart lawyer, who understands the big picture as well as the details based on extensive experience." He has an impressive reputation for his expertise handling transactions involving the wind sector, often advising investors. Another client describes him as "an excellent coordinator and one point of contact. He has wide experience and knowledge of the energy sector."

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Overview

Krogerus' Energy and Infrastructure practice advises on the specific requirements of the energy industry, including renewables and conventional energy sources, energy distribution, nuclear power, and infrastructure-related matters. 

We are regularly involved in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and large-scale projects, public-private partnerships and financing of energy and infrastructure projects. In addition to transactions, our work includes counsel related to electricity and other energy sector regulation, distribution and transmission related matters, power purchase agreements, and permitting and expropriation for energy and infrastructure projects.

Our work also encompasses a full range of other industry-specific matters, such as competition law issues, feed-in tariff and state aid matters, administrative and other procedural requirements, as well as commercial agreements.


Members

Hailikari, Ville (Head of Department)

Laine, Sami

Energy & Natural Resources

Krogerus

firm
Location

Unioninkatu 22

Helsinki

Uusimaa

Finland

00130

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Finland

Energy & Natural Resources


Ville Hailikari
Band 1