Energy & Natural Resources

We have represented clients on a number of significant and complex transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, BOT/BOO projects and privatizations. We advise on all aspects of Slovak and EU energy regulation, including gas and electricity supply, distribution, transmission and gas storage. We carefully monitor EU developments and proactively assist in implementing EU law. We have represented clients in a number of regulatory proceedings and litigations/arbitrations. We advise on a variety of natural resources and renewable energy projects, including geothermal, bentonite and uranium. We have advised on several energy construction projects.

Rated in the top band by Chambers Europe for several years, we are sought after for all types of energy matters throughout Slovakia, Central Europe and the Balkans, including privatizations, mergers & acquisitions, project finance, construction, trading, litigation/arbitration, and regulation.

Our firm is recognized as the “standout team in the energy field, particularly with regard to the gas market” and “frequently advises major energy companies on matters including EU and energy compliance implementation of new regulations as well as commodity supply and network access.” Chambers Europe, 2021. We are “regularly engaged in some of the most complex energy sector matters taking place in Slovakia and the CEE region” and our team is “particularly well regarded for its ability to lead on regulatory reviews, licensing matters and high-profile disputes.” Legal 500, 2021. Our clients have highlighted that our “team has been dealing with specific energy issues for a long time, and the continuity and long-term experience with specific energy issues are the key success factors.” Chambers Europe 2021.