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Eversheds Sutherland has the in-depth industry knowledge, deep resources and expansive reach necessary to compete in today’s global energy and infrastructure markets.

The Firm is able to meet the needs of all the actors of the energy oil and gas industries, with a cost-effective and innovative approach, covering several aspects, such as project finance, projects and development contracts, regulatory, administrative, real estate finance and environmental law.

The ever-changing regulatory framework applicable to the energy, oil and gas markets worldwide, in the European Union and in Italy forces operators to find new effective ways to comply with the legislation while keeping up with their business operations.

Our lawyers are keen to assist energy operators in the verification of all the internal processes put in place as well as in the relationships with relevant national and European authorities.

We have acquired an in-depth experience in the financing and structuring of traditional and renewable energy sources, having been recognized as one of the most prominent firms for the solar energy industry by national and international Legal Directorates. Furthermore, our capacities in oil & gas regulatory compliance and litigation has been acknowledged by clients and has allowed us to be identified among the most experienced professionals in this sector.

We are perfectly aware of the industry’s need to keep up-to-date with the sector legislation and with the regulations and resoltions adopted by the relevant authorities (the Commission and ACER at the EU level, the Italian Ministry of Energy, the Energy, Networks and Environment Authority and the Competition and Consumer Protection Authority at the national level) and we take careful account of every aspect when providing our assistance in relation to any of our clients’ business decisions.