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Europe Guide 2022
Netherlands Energy & Natural Resources
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2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Stek

Stek is a go-to energy firm in the Netherlands. Stek’s regulatory team represents all the energy distribution companies as well as many household suppliers in the Dutch market and several large industrial energy consumers on strategic energy regulatory and public affairs issues in and out of court. Regulatory/disputes partner Jan Erik Janssen has been voted best energy lawyer in the Netherlands by his peers.

Stek has again been successful for its clients in many well-known cases before the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets and civil and administrative courts and the Administrative High Court in the Netherlands. The team also frequently drafts all kinds of sourcing, purchase and sale agreements and general conditions for various market parties.

Stek also provides the full range of corporate, finance and regulatory services in the fields of M&A transactions and (renewable) energy projects (including biomass, biofuels, wind, geothermal, heat and solar). Clients include energy corporates, grid companies, financial institutions, new players, private equity funds and investors. The energy transactional and projects practice is led by partners Reijnoud Homveld, Claudia Beele, Coen Thomas and Jeroen Timmermans.

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What the team is known for

Stek is a top-tier regulatory firm advising energy distribution companies and prestigious domestic energy players on regulatory issues in and out of court. Frequently represents clients in litigation before the Authority for Consumers and Markets and the Administrative High Court for Trade and Industry. Also has experience advising regulators and the state on the electricity and gas markets. Has an integrated transaction and project offering, especially in the renewables sector, and often works on geothermal, wind and solar projects.

Work Highlights

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  • Stek represented Liander in various disputes related to the congestion on the energy grid before the Dutch energy regulator and in court.

Notable Practitioners

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Reijnoud Homveld
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Reijnoud Homveld
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Reijnoud Homveld focuses on energy transactions, advising public and private clients on development projects, investments and joint ventures. An interviewee explains that "he is very pragmatic and cooperative in getting a deal over the table."

Jan Erik Janssen
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Jan Erik Janssen
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Jan Erik Janssen has particular expertise in regulatory matters, advising on contentious and non-contentious issues. A client comments: "Jan Erik Janssen is not only one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with, he is also just a genuine nice guy. He has extremely extensive sector knowledge and is able to use that in a very pragmatic way."

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Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory

Jan Erik Janssen
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Reijnoud Homveld
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Reijnoud Homveld
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