Legance has set up a team of lawyers who constantly assist important lenders and sponsors in financing, investment, acquisition and project development transactions. Our lawyers have developed a notable track record in terms of complexity and number of transactions dealt with, both with reference to traditional energy (in particular, in the gas sector) and renewable energy (in particular, solar, wind, bio-mass and hydro energy).
Legance’s team is capable of assisting clients in the full project life cycle, from the authorization phase to the realization, management, financing, refinancing, assignment or acquisition of the project, through lawyers specializing in environmental, regulatory, zoning, antitrust and tax law.
The most prestigious international league tables have recognized the Group’ lawyers not only for their technical and legal capacity, but also for their deep understanding of the market dynamics as well as the financial institutions and operators requirements. Accordingly, the team is able to provide a full-service advice in the relevant areas of law, assisting the clients in the structuring of financing transactions, incorporation of companies and joint ventures, the implementation of corporate structures and tax optimisation, carrying on complex due diligence activities and bankability risk analysis, drafting and negotiation of project and finance documentation, both on a loan and bond finance basis.
Legance's Energy, Gas and Natural Resources department provides clients with advice in the following areas:
development of projects and assistance in public tenders
due diligence and lender acceptability analysis