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If your company is engaged in energy related activities, you will face complex, market specific legal and tax regulations at EU, national and regional level. You can depend on our team to navigate you through all regulatory aspects in energy related transactions (M&A, financing, etc.) and projects. Our expertise covers every aspect of the energy chain. In case of disputes, we can rely on ample experience to represent your company in civil and administrative courts.

Energy Team achieves once again top-tier rankings in the Legal 500 EMEA

Loyens & Loeff’s Energy Team is ranked tier 1 in both Chambers Europe 2019 and the Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Tailored advice 

Our experts are at home in the energy market and will expertly deal with all possible legal and tax issues your business encounters. We combine the tailored advice of a boutique energy practice with the broad coverage of a full-service law firm with a top level international network—offering you a truly comprehensive service.

Multidisciplinary team

Our highly regarded team consists of attorneys, notaries and tax advisers—all experts in their field. Working cross-functionally in largescale energy projects enables us to provide you with specific knowledge of both the energy market and energy regulations. We will advise you on M&A transactions, restructuring, project financing, tax issues, or any specific energy regulatory challenge. We pride ourselves on our forward-thinking solutions and our strategic business advice.

How we can help you

A few of our services:

  • project development/ project finance regarding (renewable) energy projects;
  • decommissioning and extended use of mining installations;
  • advice on tariff and technical regulations;
  • energy contracting (such as (corporate) PPAs, tolling agreements, natural gas sales agreements);
  • specific mining tax treatments (such as state profit share, etc.);
  • advice on development and management of heat distribution systems;
  • alternative grid connection solutions for (renewable) power projects and industries;
  • zoning and permitting.

What others say about us

Chambers Europe

Strengths One client praises the "knowledge, dedication and relevance" on offer at the team. (2021)

Another describes the team as a "leading firm in the Netherlands," with "a solid track record in wind farm transactions." (2021)

"Top-notch energy team which is particularly adept in regulatory mandates. Has a vibrant practice in relation to offshore wind and solar projects, alongside strong litigation capabilities within the energy sector. Its transactional practice incorporates M&A, capital markets and restructuring matters. Clients include major players in upstream and midstream oil and gas, utilities and renewable energy, as well as financial institutions. Especially well placed to advise on a variety of tax-related issues in the energy industry." (2018)

Legal 500

"Loyens & Loeff offers impressive multi-disciplinary expertise to clients in the oil and gas, utilities, and renewables sectors, as well as advising some of the largest distribution network operators in the Netherlands. Max Oosterhuis and counsel Roland de Vlam provide a wealth of experience in domestic and EU regulatory regimes; the team successfully represented Stedin in two Supreme Court proceedings against Chemours on the ownership of transformers. It is also advising a client in civil and regulatory proceedings regarding the re-routing of a key drinking water pipeline. Jan-Willem van Rooij is also a notable practitioner on both transactional and regulatory matters." (2019)