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Provided by Uría Menéndez

Against the backdrop of a complex regulatory framework, we advise our clients on corporate transactions, entering new markets, risk management and how to develop their business sustainably. Our first-rate legal advice is founded on unparalleled knowledge of the sector and of our clients’ business objectives.

When it comes to tackling regulatory, financial or business challenges, our team specialises in the needs of the energy, mining and raw materials industries and understands all angles of the issues involved.

We provide advice on all phases of the value chain:

- Exploration, extraction and generation
- Transportation
- Distribution
- Commercialisation

We advise all the main players:

- Electricity, oil and gas companies
- Renewables contractors and developers
- Title holders of gas and electricity transport and distribution infrastructures
- Operators of gas and oil pipelines
- Gas and electricity traders
- Investors and lenders: financial institutions, debt funds and investment and infrastructure funds

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What the team is known for

Uría Menéndez has a well-reputed energy practice housing expertise in energy-related M&A, financial and regulatory matters. Large-scale project finance transactions remain a core area of practice, particularly those that involve significant international parties and assets. The practice is frequently instructed on transactions concerning both traditional and renewable energy sources, including wind, hydroelectric and solar projects. Thanks to a consolidated presence in Latin America and an international network, the team continues to undertake various transactional and project finance mandates in countries such as Argentina and Peru. The firm boasts proven experience acting on behalf of international and domestic lenders and borrowers.

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Juan Ignacio González Ruiz
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Juan Ignacio González Ruiz
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Juan Ignacio González Ruiz is widely revered for his outstanding expertise in relation to transactional and commercial activity across the power and renewables spaces. Sources note that "he works towards really high standards," with his activity spanning a range of corporate and financial transactions within the energy sector.

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