Energy laws govern the use and taxation of energy, both renewable and non-renewable. In the twentieth century, energy law focused mostly on natural gas regulation, but today it has expanded to include other areas of energy regulation, such as electricity, oil, mining and water.
AVGLaw covers advice given in the context of deregulation, the construction and financing of thermal and renewable generating units and cogeneration, transmission system, central heating, privatisation, supply agreements, as well as agreements for the purchase and transport of electricity. AVGLaw also advises on trading of electricity on the financial markets.
Oil & Gas
The experience of the members of AVGLaw covers negotiation, drafting and the conclusion of contracts linked to operations of exploitation (exploration, development and production), such as production sharing contracts, risk contracts or service contracts and contracts for transportation. AVGLaw also has extensive experience in matters relating to the liberalisation of the gas sectors in and outside the EU.
AVGLaw covers the representation of clients during the negotiation, the conclusion and the putting into operation of mining concessions, including the financing of projects and the obtaining of the necessary mining titles.
The experience of members of AVGLaw covers advice given to water distribution companies and, in particular, in the context of privatisation, concession and contractual rights. It has also adviced the biggest water supply company in Greece on its expansion abroad, especially in North Africa, China and the Middle East.