Energy | Related Expertises

Energy Contracts

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM assists you in the setting-up, revision and negotiation of specific fully-fledged energy contracts, taking into account the latest regulatory developments and legal doctrine. The firm offers its expertise in both regulated and commercial energy contracts. On the regulated contracts side, this expertise includes connection and access contracts or access responsibility contracts. Specific commercial energy contracts vary from gas and electricity supply general conditions and term sheets to O&M/BOT contracts. Finally, when required, VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM also examines the traditional rights in rem, such as site ownership (agreements), option agreements, building rights agreements, site concession agreements,

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Energy Dispute Resolution

It is clear that, in the constantly changing and complicated energy market, unavoidable disputes arise between market players and governments. Dispute resolution in the Dutch energy sector requires strengths in multiple branches of the law, ranging from commercial (contracts) law to administrative and public law.

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Energy Dispute Resolution

It is clear that, in the constantly changing and complicated energy market, unavoidable disputes arise between market players and governments. Dispute resolution in the Dutch energy sector requires strengths in multiple branches of the law, ranging from commercial (contracts) law to administrative and public law.

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Energy and Project Finance

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM works on the project finance side on many large and medium scale energy transactions, in which we advise private companies as well as (PPP) government bodies. Its legal assistance in energy projects covers typical project finance issues, such as setting up financing structures, finance documentation and tailoring the appropriate security interests, including derivatives schemes. On the energy side of the project, this involves both the preliminary contacts with the regulatory authorities and permit-issuing administrations, as well as the development of tailored corporate and contractual mechanisms within the regulated framework of network access.

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Renewable Energy

The structure of the Dutch energy market has been transformed from a closed, monopolist and national market with a public character, to an open trade European and international market, with multi-level players, in which renewable energy projects and support for them is becoming increasingly important. The “renewable” stamp can be found everywhere: from solar and wind projects (onshore and offshore), biomass, biofuel and cogeneration projects, green subsidies, green power and combined heat and power certificates, to energy efficiency and conservation in buildings and machines.

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Energy Regulation

It is therefore important both for market parties and governmental agencies and companies to be able to secure up-to-date legal advice on the ever changing legal framework, as well as solid legal assistance whenever this legislation is brought before the courts.

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