Energy & Infrastructure

We offer an end-to-end service that caters to the specific needs of individual clients or a consortium of partners involved in significant brown and green field projects. Such ventures may fall within the areas of energy, transportation, telecommunication, industrial production sites, data centers or complex real estate developments.

We provide customized expert advisory services to industrial companies, investors, government agencies, municipal bodies, sponsors, operators and financiers developing projects across all segments of energy and infrastructure.

Strategic support from an early stage from engaged and result oriented legal advisors is often a key success factor in major projects. We have extensive experience and the sophisticated business perspective necessary to offer you first-rate advice, and we are ready to address ad hoc issues and potential amendments to agreements or even disputes.

Excellent firm, providing high level advice.

IFLR1000, Project Development

Sustainability is a key driver for winning tomorrow’s market share in the circular economy. When you plan to make the investments needed for a more energy-efficient future, we can provide legal expertise and technical skills in all relevant areas of law. In addition, we have the unique capacity to put together tailored cross-border and cross-practice teams to successfully aid clients in a challenging regulatory environment.

Our legal professionals are intimately familiar with Nordic laws and regulations and have proven expertise in structuring and coordinating large projects. We have successfully steered projects in the public and private sectors and have also advised on public-private partnerships. We regularly represent, and provide strategic advice to, our clients in project-related disputes.

Many of our lawyers have worked and trained internationally. We also support clients involved in demanding cross-border projects by drawing on our regional network for relevant legal advice. Additionally, our advisors are skilled at working with clients’ in-house teams to provide a seamless and integrated service.

Practice-related services

A wide variety of infrastructure and energy matters, including:

  • Energy, infrastructure and mining transactions
  • Acquisition and disposal of project interest
  • Infrastructure and PPP projects
  • Transport projects
  • Conventional and renewable energy projects
  • Energy storage projects and transactions
  • Power and heat generation and transmission investments, district heating
  • Heat recovery and offtake arrangements
  • Refineries, pipelines and other oil & gas
  • Power purchase agreements
  • Waste and water treatment / circular economy projects and transactions
  • Cleantech and cleantech transactions
  • Datacenter projects
  • Energy and gas market regulation
  • Renewable energy incentive schemes
  • Energy efficiency regulations and incentives

Legal services and skills sets needed in large projects and transactions, such as:

  • Strategic advice
  • Structuring
  • Contracts and negotiations
  • Outsourcing
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Finance
  • Tax
  • Environmental law and real estate
  • Construction
  • Procurement, contract management
  • Regulation
  • Dispute resolution
Recognitions

Roschier’s Energy & Infrastructure practice is top-ranked by leading international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • International Financial Law Review – IFLR European Awards: Law Firm of the Year for Finland and Sweden in 2023 as well as the M&A Deal of the Year in 2023 (Wolt/Door Dash);
  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2022;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2021;
  • Mergermarket European M&A Awards: Legal Adviser of the Year for Finland in 2020; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“Roschier people are down-to-earth people, clear and straightforward with their advice. Good ‘closers’.”
– IFLR1000 33rd edition, Project development

“Professional, quick, pertinent, nice to work with.”
– IFLR1000 33rd edition, Project development

“Roschier has a broad bench of professionals with the capability to deliver good results on time.”
– Chambers Europe 2023, Energy & Natural Resources

“Very responsive and very commercial.” 
– IFLR1000 31st edition, Project development

“Very structured, professional and knowledgeable, and a great partner to complete a project in the best way possible.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, Project development

“The Roschier team is strong in negotiations in a pragmatic way.”
– Chambers Europe 2023, Energy & Natural Resources

“Large involvement from partners with great support from junior staff.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Energy & Natural Resources

“It has a unique understanding of the commercial environment that is combined with state of the art legal advice around the clock. The team is always available, friendly and professional. It’s a pure pleasure to work with them.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Energy

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