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Legal advice for the energy sector

The Eversheds Sutherland Energy practice group advises energy suppliers, SME and large-scale companies, financial investors, municipal utility companies, project developers on all issues arising from daily business as well as on projects and transactions.

Eversheds Sutherland supports you in the complex legal matters originating from the regulatory and economic field of the energy sector and its constant change. The advice covers public procurement law, public law, civil and corporate law. Eversheds Sutherland provides advice and implements measures in a target-oriented way and considers all aspects from your perspective as an entrepreneur.

We do the planning, negotiation and realisation of your national and international infrastructure projects and company acquisitions. In this context, we review your contracts, negotiate with various parties involved and enforce your rights out of court and if necessary, also in court.

Most of Eversheds Sutherlands' lawyers in the Energy practice group has gained practical experience in companies and will therefore, always keep in mind your internal processes when providing advice. Eversheds Sutherland regularly selects experienced lawyers for secondments on a project-related basis.

Eversheds Sutherland International advises its clients on the wind, bio, tidal, solar, oil, gas, electric and nuclear energies sectors as well as on the sectors of seismic and geothermal energies, waste energy and water power, sustainability and renewable sources of energy. Our area of expertise covers clean development mechanisms (CDM) and joint implementation (JI) projects including trade with emission rights.

Via the contact person in Switzerland you are offered easy access to international and efficient teams which provide cross-border advice from one single source. All lawyers develop efficient and practical solutions and implement them in a time- and cost-saving manner.

The international coverage as well as our contacts to the respective government bodies and energy commissions enables Eversheds Sutherland to identify upcoming developments at an early stage in this exceptionally regulatory environment, ranging from procurement and submission law to construction rights and rights of use. Your company from the energy sector in Switzerland benefits from this worldwide.