Energy and Infrastructure

Energy and Infrastructure

The fundamental change in the political framework conditions, in the energy mix and among market participants poses new challenges for energy suppliers, grid operators and investors, but also offers great opportunities for established and new market players.

Our energy team advises domestic and foreign suppliers, grid operators, municipalities, investors and project companies in all areas of energy management. Experts from various disciplines guarantee you receive advice that is tailored to your individual needs – be this on M&A/corporate law, contract law, antitrust and public procurement law, environmental and energy law or financing and tax law.

Our range of advice in the energy sector includes:

  • M&A transactions, including participation in existing projects and companies
  • Project funding
  • Supply, contracting and other contracts
  • Planning, conversion, approval and objection procedures
Christof Gaudig

Christof Gaudig

PartnerAttorney

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 221 2091 498
M +49 171 8632 555

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Dr. Carmen Schneider

Dr. Carmen Schneider

PartnerAttorney

Am Sandtorkai 74
20457 Hamburg
T +49 (0) 40 808105 144
M +49 160 9303 5719

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