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Full-Range Sector-Specific Advice

Schellenberg Wittmer's expertise in the energy sector spans the full range of legal disciplines. We offer industry-specific advice and legal representation over all sub-sectors, including oil & gas, electricity and renewables. Our practice covers all markets, including emerging markets particularly in Asia, where we operate an office in Singapore.

Experience & Expertise

Our advisory services to the industry include:

  • Structuring;
  • Financing and negotiation of energy projects;
  • Production;
  • Distribution;
  • Marketing and sales of oil, gas, electricity and other products;
  • Licenses;
  • Concessions;
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Joint ventures;
  • Public procurement;
  • Competition;
  • Antitrust;
  • Intellectual property law;
  • Tax and regulatory advice.
Our specialists also counsel on international trade and investment matters. The firm's extensive construction and real estate practices regularly advise on large-scale energy projects, including planning, negotiation and drafting of contracts, construction contract management and advising on environmental and regulatory issues.

We also have the experience, breadth and expertise to advise and represent clients in the most complex of international disputes. We have a wealth of know-how in preventing, managing and resolving energy disputes by means of litigation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediation, adjudication, and dispute boards. We are regularly retained in a wide array of sector-specific disputes, including those regarding price revision of long-term gas contracts, PPA's, energy construction projects, joint ventures, etc.