The limitation on the existing oil reserves, the necessity to reduce carbon emissions and the need to find alternate sources of energy to sustain human life has led to various inventions and developments within the sector over the past decade itself.
The Firm’s Energy and Resources Practice houses an astute team of lawyers from various jurisdictions across the globe. The team collectively specializes in various aspects of the sector such as concessions, environment, foreign investment, litigation, mining, project finance, PPP (public private partnership) and taxation. Our firm has a dedicated team of lawyers specializing in electricity, mining, oil and gas, power generation, and renewable energy. Our clients benefit from the depth of partner’s industry knowledge and experience in the Middle East, wider Asia, North Africa and Europe. We endeavour to bring international standards of the sector to address various concerns and develop a global perspective so as to assist our clients achieve their (long term and short term) goals. Our team also advises clients on the impact of global conventions on climate change on their business in order to address their business concerns in a proactive manner. Our attorneys represent clients in complex litigation and technical arbitration matters in various forums. We strategically devise case strategies and legal opinions for numerous domestic and cross border transactions.
Oil and Gas
Privatization and globalization have brought the energy sector of the globe closer together. We offer seamless and bespoke legal advice on upstream, midstream and downstream activities of oil and gas companies globally. We closely monitor the developments in the industry (on compliance, general practice, legal and policy change) to ensure that our clients are able to meet their commitments. We understand the most complex aspects of the industry and apply our legal expertise onto the technical intricacies of oil and gas projects. Our team provides legal advice and assistance on integral concerns in the industry such as community impact, employment, environmental impact assessment, health and safety, licensing, pollution and waste treatment. We work on various contentious and non-contentious areas of the industry in the region as well as internationally.
Our lawyers have worked extensively on various projects in renewable sources of energy such as biomass, hydro, solar and wind energy. Our team has an exceptional and proven track record on advising clients in the MENA region on financing, infrastructure development, project planning, real estate and regulatory approaches to renewable energy. The firm’s presence in the region has greatly benefitted major players in the industry including banks, developers, financial entities, investors and funders. We identify the requirements of the client closely and advise them on community ownership, joint venture arrangements, project finance and operational standpoint (from a regulatory perspective). Please contact our Dubai law firm to know more about our Energy and Resources Practice.