Lenz & Staehelin

Energy Department

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What the team is known for Frequently represents clients in energy sector disputes, with team members often appointed as arbitrators. Assists a range of clients including local authorities, energy suppliers and financial sector companies with energy law matters. Particularly active on pricing disputes. Advises clients on energy trading and energy projects.

Strengths Interviewees describe the team as "an utterly reliable team that gives knowledgeable and sensible advice, and the lawyers listen well and find solutions."

Work highlights Acted for Hidroelectrica on a UNCITRAL arbitration concerning an energy supply agreement with a Swiss energy trader.

Notable practitioners

Marcel Meinhardt assists local authorities with energy-related matters, involving nuclear energy and grid tariffs. Meinhardt advises clients on energy trading matters and represents them in energy pricing arbitrations.