Energy

Within the corporate/commercial law practice, our group of experts specializing in the energy industry is one of the most prestigious and recognized in the Iberian market.

Our expertise and multidisciplinary approach enables us to provide comprehensive advice on energy matters, creating added value for our clients.

We offer tax and legal advice and represent domestic and international corporate clients, as well as public authorities and regulatory bodies. The energy group mainly advises on corporate and commercial matters, project finance, contracts and regulatory aspects in the electricity, oil and gas industries. We also handle litigation and arbitration proceedings related to the energy industry.

We have taken part in the largest and most complex transactions in the Iberian market.

PROJECTS

We advise clients (sponsors, energy operators and finance providers) on a wide range of transactions in the electricity, gas, oil, mining and renewable energy sectors, among others. Our multidisciplinary structure means that the energy group boasts lawyers specializing in corporate/commercial, regulatory, financial and tax matters, as well as litigation and arbitration. Garrigues provides advice on the development, construction, operation and maintenance of power plants and facilities and gas pipelines, as well as on oil and gas exploration and production.

INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRACTS

Our experts provide legal advice on the operating procedures of companies in the energy industry, with experience in drafting and negotiating agreements for power purchase, network access, energy storage, transmission, distribution and trading, and oil & gas supply agreements (upstream, midstream and downstream), among others.

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

We advise clients on all regulatory aspects applicable to energy activities and companies engaging in these activities, including applications for administrative authorization, maintaining fluid dialog with regulatory bodies and the competent authorities.

SALE AND PURCHASE OF ASSETS

Garrigues acts as legal advisor to a wide range of clients on the sale and purchase of energy assets and companies, drafting and negotiating contractual documentation, performing due diligence reviews with a particular focus on industry regulations and applying for the necessary authorizations in transactions of this kind. Our multidisciplinary team ensures our industry-specific advice in this area is complemented by advice on the tax, antitrust and other business law consequences and implications.

 

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