What the team is known for
Outstanding energy practice with noted capabilities in cross-border matters, 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. The multi-disciplinary team also advises on the financial, corporate, regulatory and EU law aspects of energy matters and receives particular praise for its work on environmental and planning issues associated with energy projects.
Clients look to the firm for its "broad international experience" and add that the team makes clients feel "welcomed: you feel that your transaction is also important to them."
Other clients describe the team "excellent," highlighting that the lawyers are "business-oriented, straight to the point" and "understand our needs very well."
Advised on the construction and implementation of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project between Russia and Germany.
Acted for Danske Commodities on entering into a co-operation agreement with an newly established energy company in the biogas sector.
Head of department Per Hemmer is an experienced energy practitioner, undertaking both transactional and regulatory work for oil, gas and offshore wind farm clients. Interviewees describe Hemmer as "very experienced," and several particularly praise his "high commitment" to his clients. One source lauds him as "a market leader in hardcore regulatory work."
Jakob Østervang provides "high-quality advice" and is "very commercially oriented," according to clients. One adds that he is "very skilled at negotiating and talking with important customers" on his clients' behalf. He has a focus on M&A and transactional mandates relating to the renewable energy market and is also experienced in restructuring and financing issues.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Energy