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Energy law, Iraq

Eversheds Sutherland’s leading team of energy lawyers in Iraq are passionate about the clean energy and sustainability industry. The breadth and depth of our international experience ensures we can match our expertise to yours, bringing clarity and coherence to the legal aspects of complex projects.

Our dedicated client management programme can provide a single point of contact, meaning you can deal with everything through one person who really understands your business. Eversheds Sutherland energy team in Baghdad and Erbil invests the time and effort required to create long term relationships by really listening to you and giving you what you need.

Quality and experience in the energy sector

The face of global renewable and clean energy development is constantly changing with increasing environmental awareness and focus, backed by government incentives and emerging technologies. In addition, across the Middle East the energy industry operates in a unique legal environment that requires expert legal advice.

Our energy lawyers in Iraq offer local energy knowledge, crucial contacts and a thorough understanding of working in politically sensitive countries and emerging markets. Many of our lawyers have worked in-house and understand the issues you face. We listen to what you want and then deliver a tailored service that meets your objectives.

Energy sector areas of experience

We have more than 80 energy lawyers across our international offices with an in-depth understanding of the energy industry, the agenda of the major players, and the regulatory and competitive framework in which they operate.

Our energy lawyers have extensive experience in a wide range of oil, gas, LNG, electricity, nuclear and renewable and sustainable energy projects.

Eversheds Sutherland Iraq offers energy experience. As well as Baghdad and Erbil, we have leading lawyers on the ground in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Doha, Dubai and Riyadh, as well as a strong network of international relationship firms to help with;

  • energy distribution & generation 
  • clean energy & sustainability 
  • nuclear 
  • gas & coal 
  • oil & gas 
  • shale & unconventional 
  • LNG 
  • shipping & trade 
  • exploration & production 
  • mining & natural resources 
  • water

Testimonials for the Iraq energy sector

Our energy team in Iraq sets the standard. We are recognised for;

  • advising a Middle Eastern gas company on a $1billion price revision arbitration 

  • advising on upstream development contracts in a wide number of jurisdictions across the Middle East.

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