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As one of the first Chinese law firms to set foot in the energy and power area, we have built a leading profile in the market after years of honing sector-specific abilities. Our outstanding achievements and undeniable overall strengths have earned us effusive recognition from many world-renowned rating agencies, most notably among which, Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000, The Legal 500, and Asialaw Profiles all have featured us on their lists of top-ranking firms and frequently named our work as their bests of the year.

 

Our energy and power practice is not only strong, but also unique. We have handled a great number of high-profile and complex mandates both at home and abroad, by dint of which we have established a strong-standing reputation in the market, inspiring widespread recognition. Among our long-term clients, we count prestigious domestic and foreign businesses, including China’s large central enterprises and state-owned enterprises, well-known multinationals, and various industry leading companies. Our work encompasses advising on matters relating to various types of energy resources such as petroleum, coal, and gas, different categories of electric power such as thermal power, hydropower, nuclear power, photovoltaics, wind power, and biomass power, and emerging technologies exemplified by hydrogen energy, energy storage battery and fuel cell, new energy vehicle charging piles, and UHV grid construction. We provide counseling on the entire lifecycle of energy business, from development planning, project construction to production and operations and handle matters as varied as project contracting, investment, financing, M&A, listing, franchising, compliance, dispute resolution, and others. The overseas energy and power projects we have advised on are located all over the world, and our services cover the entire process - from investment/M&A, financing, and construction to operations - of electricity, petroleum, natural gas, and various other types of energy projects. Our lawyers are fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Russian, among other languages, and are able to render services for energy and power projects in most of the countries around the world.

 

We house a group of expert practitioners focusing on energy and power practice, and many of them are seasoned veterans who have earned recommendations and awards from multiple internationally reputed rating institutions. Our lawyers have sound education, global outlook, and rich local experience and display a deep understanding of the energy and power sector and sound capabilities to handle complicated matters with a seamless combination of industry knowledge and legal practice.

Scope of Services

  • Investment in and financing for domestic and overseas energy and power projects
  • Due diligence for and M&As of domestic and overseas energy and power projects
  • Development planning, license processing, and electricity trading of energy and power projects at home and abroad
  • Tendering and tender for domestic and overseas energy and power projects  
  • Management, EPC, construction, operations, and maintenance of domestic and overseas energy and power projects
  • Operational safety compliance and response to crisis and accidents
  • Prevention and control of risks associated with Belt and Road projects
  • Franchising and technology licensing
  • Listing, issue of bonds, and other types of capital market transactions
  • Establishment, financing, management, and exit of funds
  • Merger filing and review
  • Compliance, sanctions, and government regulation
  • Litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR)