Energy and Natural resources

Our legal practice in the energy sector and natural resources industries is wide ranging and related to the diverse nature and the modern development of these spheres. Our lawyers have the expertise to deliver full scope legal assistance to clients interested in investing in the energy sector and natural resources in Bulgaria. We advise on the effective structuring, development, financing and implementation of a variety of energy and utilities projects. We help our clients with all legal aspects of energy project management from the planning stage through to financial close and beyond to encourage future expansions and restructurings.

 

“ILIEV AND PARTNERS” has successful consulting experience in the energy sector on high profile projects and has advised a number of energy companies.

 

Our energy related legal services on energy projects are concentrated on the following issues:

 

• Legal analysis of various aspects of the regulatory regime of the energy sector and advising on regulatory changes;

• Advice on specific energy related legal issues such as pricing regime, licensing regime, concession regime and procedures, site development, environmental regulations, protection of competition, public procurement, consumer protection, project financing;

• Corporate, commercial, real estate and tax aspects associated with each specific investment in the energy sector;

• Legal structuring of the investment process;

• Legal structuring and implementation of joint venture projects;

• Drafting of the legal aspects of the investment strategies;

• Legal advice on the preparation of the necessary tender documentation;

• Drafting legal due diligence reports related to energy projects;

• Legal assistance in negotiations;

• Drafting agreements for sale of electric energy, heat energy, petrol, gas, biofuels;

• Legal advice on energy projects related to renewable energy sources;

• Legal advice on energy projects related to production and trade in biofuels.

 

The professional legal expertise of “ILIEV AND PARTNERS” was highly recognized by the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy and Energy Resources through its InvestBulgaria Agency which assigned to the lawyers of “ILIEV AND PARTNERS” the legal analysis of the regulatory regime of the Energy sector in Bulgaria. The result of the legal work was published in the official Legal Guide issued by InvestBulgaria Agency.

 

“ILIEV AND PARTNERS” has also acted as legal counsel to companies investing and operating in the sphere of mining, oil, biofuels, gas and water sectors.