Uniquely positioned to play our part

... to advise on the whole spectrum of energy: from oil & gas (including LNG) and nuclear to renewable energy (including onshore and offshore wind, solar, heat and, biomass) and carbon storage and hydrogen. We have longstanding relationships with leading State-owned entities in national and international energy infrastructure, and with all major players in the traditional and renewable energy sector.

We are actively involved in many matters relating to global energy transition, climate change litigation and the restructuring of the energy market. Global energy transition marks new territory in the Energy sector and cannot be addressed by stand-alone expertise: it requires a multidisciplinary and cross-border approach.

Trusted experts in almost every key project, vital litigation, pivotal regulatory, and every significant transaction in this sector – we are the only law firm in the Netherlands that integrates inhouse expertise in transactions, regulation, litigation and criminal enforcement within its unrivalled Energy practice. We provide advice that is both thorough and innovative, as well as legally excellent and pragmatic with in-depth, systemic market and sector knowledge with regard to the complex energy system. No other law firm in the Netherlands can say that.

Recent Matters

29 May 2021

Technip Energies issues EUR 600 million senior notes

De Brauw advised Technip Energies on the issue of EUR 600,000,000 1.125% senior unsecured notes due 2028. The offering of the Notes was more than three times oversubscribed among a large European investor base. Technip Energies intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes for general corporate purposes, including the refinancing of a €650,000,000 bridge facility made available to Technip Energies in connection with the spin-off of Technip Energies from TechnipFMC plc, which was completed on 16 February, 2021. The Notes are listed on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.
9 April 2021

Ørsted brings in Norges Bank Investment Management as a partner in Borssele 1 & 2

De Brauw's multi-disciplinary energy group, together with Slaughter and May, assisted Danish developer Ørsted in the sale of 50% of its ownership share of the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). De Brauw's team provided Ørsted with extensive support on a wide range of topics. Signing took place on 7 April 2021, closing is expected around summer 2021. The total value of the transaction is approx. EUR 1,375 billion.
22 March 2021

Hanwha General Chemicals acquires Ansaldo Thomassen

De Brauw advised Hanwha General Chemical on the acquisition of Ansaldo Thomassen, a leading high-technology aftermarket service provider for gas turbines worldwide, from Ansaldo Energia. This acquisition was part of a larger transaction in which Hanwha General Chemical successfully acquired a part of Ansaldo Energia's aftermarket gas turbine component and service business. De Brauw acted as Dutch counsel alongside Cleary Gottlieb . link for press report: Hanwha secures Korea’s first mixed hydrogen combustion tech (koreaherald.com)

An outstanding energy practice with an exceptionally broad scope of expertise. Clients highlight the team's 'large network and coordination skills'.

Chambers Europe, 2021
Chambers Europe, 2021