Climate protection targets that are binding under international and European law lead to far-reaching changes in the regulatory framework and the economic market environment. This opens up new business opportunities in competition. However, long-term capital-intensive investments by energy suppliers and industrial companies can also be economically endangered. Whether our clients want to seize new business opportunities or protect and secure their investments and previous businesses, the experts in our Energy industry group advise them at the highest level.
Our team of more than 40 lawyers from all relevant fields of law is proud to be commissioned by our clients when transactions, projects, cooperations, reorganisation, restructuring, arbitration or litigation proceedings become difficult and complex. In such cases we can use our specific legal and tax knowledge to the advantage of our clients. In addition, our partners contribute many years of industry knowledge, economic expertise, a deep understanding of technology and political empathy. We pursue a strategic consulting approach.
Our expertise covers the entire value chain in the energy industry, the extraction and production of coal, oil and gas, their maritime or land-based transport via ships, pipelines and transmission networks, the generation of electricity in conventional and renewable energy plants of all kinds, the storage of gas and electricity, the operation of distribution networks, the trading and sale of electricity and gas as well as media such as heat, cold or hydrogen.
Our clients include leading energy utilities, their generation, grid, trading or wholesale companies, independent power generators and energy traders, large industrial companies, project developers as well as financial investors and banks. They rightly place their trust in our many years of expertise and in the fact that we always advise them at the highest level.