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Energy law, Lithuania
Eversheds Saladžius has the specialist expertise in energy sector legal issues needed to advise domestic and international energy and utility companies operating in this highly regulated industry.
Our full service international team of more than 80 energy lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the energy industry, the agenda of the major players, and the regulatory and competitive framework in which they operate.
Eversheds Saladžius has the specialist expertise in energy sector legal issues needed to advise energy and utility companies operating in this highly regulated industry.
Our energy lawyers have extensive experience and expertise in a wide range of oil, gas, LNG, electricity, renewable and sustainable energy projects.
Our energy sector clients require a full service legal service so, as and when required, we bring to bear the considerable and highly skilled resources of Eversheds Saladžius in areas of expertise such as planning, environment, construction, public procurement and competition law.
Main areas of our expertise include:
- Advice on overall M&A and structuring matters of energy ventures and performance of full scope or agreed upon scope legal due diligence
- regulatory and compliance matters (dealing with the regulator in Lithuania through meetings or correspondence, issuing legal advice or legal opinions in relation to energy regulatory matters, pricing, and similar)
- financing issues of energy ventures (debt financing, equity financing, shareholders loans, thin capitalization issues and similar, collaterals and pledges)
- establishing energy generating facilities
- setting up joint ventures
- environmental aspects of the energy industries
- drafting and negotiating sale and purchase, supply and other commercial agreements
- advising on construction related matters (land ownership, land lease, contaminnation of land, permits and compliance, legal advice related to detailed planning and zoning, construction contracts, redevopment or plant modernization contracts, etc)
- advice on competition clearance, anti-trust and other competition related matters
- advice on other legal issues required
Acted in relation to potential acquisition of oil refinery
Eversheds Saladžius acted on behalf of the potential buyer in relation to potential acquisition of oil refinery. Deal value - more than 1 bln USD. Performed several legal due diligences of the target, drafted proposals to the SPA, Shareholders Agreement and advised on financing structure.
Legal advice to a global gas companyLegal advice to a global gas company in relation to the acquisition of the Lithuanian Gas by way of privatisation. Legal assistance with the tender process, legal due diligence of the Lithuanian Gas and drafting comments to the SPA and Shareholders agreement.
Eversheds Saladžius advises international oil company in LithuaniaEversheds Saladžius advises international oil company in Lithuania on a wide range of corporate matters, inter alia including on acquisition of methyl-esther producing company, acquisition of significant oil terminal in Lithuania, various fuel supply agreements and other major legal issues. Legal advice on environmental & energy regulations to the subsidiary of the client engaged in the production of bio fuel.
Legal advice to the main electricity production and heat supply companyLegal advice to the main electricity production and heat supply company in the second largest city (Kaunas). Transaction value more than USD 250 MIO. Legal advice in relation to transfer/long term lease of business. Negotiated and agreed-upon financing instruments with EBRD and drafted long term lease/transfer arrangements with the private operator.
Eversheds Saladžius regularly acts for major Scandinavian energy and heat companyEversheds Saladžius regularly acts for major Scandinavian energy and heat company, in relation to large scale investment projects in the energy and heating sector in Lithuania. Besides other assignments we advised the client on overall project financing matters in relation to combustion plant in Lithuania (the first combustion plant in the Baltics).
Acted for the leading international waste management operatorActed for the leading international waste management operator advising on a number of environmental matters and providing legal support in relation to the public tenders in waste management sphere.
Acted on B2B projectsAdvised major production companies operating in Lithuania (on purchase of electricity) - B2B projects.
Acted on regulatory mattersLaw firm was appointed by the Lithuanian regulator to act as a legal advisor on the regulatory matters.
Legal advice to the biggest Lithuanian producer of the electricity powerEversheds Saladžius provided legal advice to the biggest Lithuanian producer of the electricity power, on corporate governance, competence of the organs of the company, liability of the members of the organs of the company and relating matters.
Assisted a world leader in power generationEversheds Saladžius assisted a world leader in power generation on legal matters in Lithuania. The legal advice provided included commercial, dispute resolution and procurement law regulations and the court practice in Lithuania.
Assisted waste management and cleaning services companyLegal services to international waste management and cleaning services company.