Chambers Europe Rating 2016
What the team is known for Outstanding energy practice assisting clients with high-profile transactional mandates and project work. Expertise covers both offshore and onshore oil and gas activities as well as renewables, ranging from wind to biomass and waste-to-energy. Its lawyers also advise on the financial, corporate and regulatory law aspects of energy projects.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The lawyers are focused, practical, knowledgeable and proactive."
"The firm offers highly specialised lawyers within the areas where we need support."
"The lawyers' advice is to the point and straightforward."
What's new? Client wins include AURA Energi and Reno-Nord.
Work highlights Advised Energinet.dk on its DKK2.25 billion acquisition of DONG Storage.
Assisted E.ON Vind Sverige with the DKK2.8 billion sale of 80% of the shares in the entity owning and operating the Rödsand 2 offshore to SEAS-NVE.
The highly regarded Per Hemmer receives effusive praise from clients: "He works very efficiently, is always available, looks for pragmatic and efficient solutions and always has the commercial background in mind." He specialises in oil and gas, offshore wind and energy regulatory matters, and recently assisted Noreco with a reorganisation process.
Jakob Østervang focuses on the M&A side of the energy sector, regularly advising clients on transactional mandates, especially those involving renewable energy assets. He recently assisted Vattenfall with the sale of both Fynsværket and Odense Kraftvarmeværk to Fjernvarme Fyn, for a total of DKK1.1 billion.
Significant clients Total E&P, Energi Viborg, VNG Danmark, Sydfyns Elforsyning.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Energy