This chapter sees 132 talented lawyers recognised for their superb knowledge of energy law, as well their market-leading work on transactions, financing of projects and disputes in the renewables sector.
Vitaliy Radchenko is a go-to name in the Ukrainian market, highly sought after due to his impressive work advising clients on renewable power generation projects.
Maryna Ilchuk has a top-tier practice which sees her advising clients in the renewable energy sector on many legal and regulatory aspects of their projects.
Holger Kraft comes highly recommended by market sources for his adept handling of M&A transactions and project financing in the renewables sector.
Kostadin Sirleshtov impressed market commentators with his sweeping knowledge of projects and procurement proceedings pertaining to the energy sector.
Matthew Archer has an excellent reputation in the renewables space and “excels at negotiating renewable EPC and O&M agreements”.
Bradford Gathright “is a top renewables M&A partner” who is recognised for the breadth of experience handling complex transactions across the energy sector.
Evan Stergoulis is commended for his considerable experience providing top-tier counsel to clients on project financing throughout the renewable energy sector.
Carlo Montella is held in high regard among sources thanks to his strong experience handling renewable energy-related transactions and financings.
Miriam van Ee is singled out among peers for her deep expertise in M&A, transactions and financing across the energy sectors.
Jason Lovell is a prominent name in the market, renowned for his adept handling of transactions and projects across the gamut of energy sectors, from renewables to oil and gas.
Michelle Davis draws widespread from market sources for her impressive understanding of competition-related matters pertaining to the energy sector.
Mark Varian is a construction and projects specialist, highly recommended for his vast experience handling related matters within the energy sector.
Other Leading Individuals
Tomas Lanardonne of Martínez de Hoz & Rueda offers clients profound expertise in a range of transactional and regulatory issues within the renewable energy sector.
Peter Nelson at Nelson Derham Law has “an exceptional and deep knowledge of energy law” according to sources who note: “He instantly knows the various areas that need to be considered when making any decisions.”
Peter Polak of Polak & Partners Rechtsanwälte is a “great regulatory lawyer” who focuses his first-class corporate law practice on a wide range of infrastructure and energy law matters.
At Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, Damien Verhoeven has an expansive practice that sees him adeptly advise on a range of regulatory issues within the renewables sector.
Thomas Chellingsworth of Loyens & Loeff expertly acts for clients on a range of renewable projects including onshore and offshore wind projects, as well as biomass projects.
Vivek Warrier with Bennett Jones is a well-recognised name in the energy sector with extensive experience advising on renewable projects across Canada.
Michael Meyer of Gorrissen Federspiel is recommended for his highly diverse practice, which sees him assisting clients with energy and infrastructure projects in Denmark and internationally.
At Mazghouny & Co, Donia El-Mazghouny is acclaimed for her “extraordinary negotiation and communication skills” and her ability to “really go above and beyond to get the job done”.
Matt Bonass of Bird & Bird gains plaudits for his impressive expertise in corporate law, most notably renewable energy transactions.
Trinity International’s Simon Norris is recognised for his top-tier energy practice, which sees him involved in transactions and projects on an international level.
John Pickett of Linklaters stands out as a highly experienced energy lawyer with notable expertise in offshore win projects, and sector-related financing.
At Hogan Lovells, Arun Velusami draws high praise from market commentators who applaud his standout work in emerging markets.
Rabbe Sittnikow at Hannes Snellman Attorneys is a big name in the Finnish market, recognised for his profound expertise in renewable energy transactions.
Ville Hailikari of Krogerus comes highly recommended for his outstanding work in the energy sector, where is often seen advising on high-value M&A projects.
Thierry Lauriol is a first-rate lawyer at Jeantet who stands out in the French market for his significant experience handling disputes arising from the energy sector.
Dirk Uwer of Hengeler Mueller gains plaudits for his impressive climate practice, which sees him adeptly advise clients on a range of environmental and energy law issues.
At Watson Farley & Williams, Virginia Murray is “well known in the market” for her “unparalleled knowledge and experience of the Greek market and its drivers”.
Alex McLean leads the energy, renewables and natural resources group at Arthur Cox and is endorsed for his in-depth knowledge of Irish and Australian renewable energy markets.
Valerie Lawlor at McCann FitzGerald is well known in the market for her corporate and commercial expertise, coupled with her strong knowledge of renewables and energy law.
Ross Moore of A&L Goodbody is distinguished for his standout work in the market and is endorsed for his market leading knowledge of corporate transactions across the renewables sector.
Eugenio Tranchino at Watson Farley Williams ranks highly among peers and is distinguished as “a true expert in renewables”.
Thompson & Knight’s Claudio Rodríguez Galán stands out as a leading light in the region for his strong expertise in renewable projects, including those involving windfarms and solar plants.
Federico Santacruz González at Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau is held in high esteem by market commentators who note that he is “a strong renewable attorney for project finance and M&A”.
Arjan Kleinhout at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is a well-respected lawyer recognised for his first-rate work assisting clients on energy-related regulation, litigation and enforcement matters.
Clifford Chance’s Hein Tonnaer is a respected practitioner in the Dutch market, well known for his brilliant work assisting on renewable energy project finance.
Jan Erik Janssen at Stek is applauded by market commentators for his sweeping knowledge of energy and renewables-related regulation.
Michelle de Rijke of Van der Feltz advocaten is a notable name in the Dutch market, endorsed for her impressive experience within the energy sector which spans over 20 years.
Uría Menéndez’s Juan Ignacio González Ruiz receives widespread praise for his impressive practice and is highlighted for his breadth of knowledge of renewable energy law.
María José Descalzo Benito at Latham & Watkins is recognised for her excellent work in relation to corporate, finance and regulatory matters in the renewable energy sector.
Bo Hansson at Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå enjoys a stellar reputation in the Swedish energy market. Impressed peers note that they “would be happy to refer matters to him”.
Jakob Falkman with Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co is an excellent lawyer who garners plaudits for his in-depth expertise in renewable energy transactions.
Okan Demirkan of Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli is a highly experienced practitioner who receives widespread praise for his work representing clients in a range of complex disputes across the energy sector.
Yaroslav Petrov at Asters is “the best” in the Ukrainian market according to impressed sources, thanks to his significant expertise in complex renewable energy projects.
George Humphrey at Thompson & Knight is renowned for “his impressive competence in the renewables space”. He is endorsed as “a valued and trusted counsel” who “provides a useful commercial perspective in addition to great legal advice”.
At Baker Botts, Joshua Davidson receives widespread acclaim for his extensive experience working with clients in the renewable industry on corporate and securities matters.
Tull Florey at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher receives high praise for his excellence when it comes to handling M&A and capital markets transactions within the renewables sector.