Our energy team has strong expertise providing advice in all segments of the electricity market, including investment opportunities, regulatory issues, tariff matters, administrative procedures, acquisitions of projects and assets, negotiation of contracts, strategy and planning. The team actively advises regulated clients with regards to the regulatory procedures to set tariffs in the transmission and distribution segments.
We are one of the few firms in Peru with the resources and breadth of knowledge necessary to expertly handle large M&A deals and financings in the power sector, which invariably involve complex regulatory issues. The firm also has outstanding competition law expertise, which is critical to all M&A deals in the energy sector, such as the acquisition of power generation plants, transmission lines and energy assets.
We have a market-leading regulatory practice, which is crucial to the firm’s activity in the power sector. The firm has strong expertise in project development (advising on the financing, construction and operation of power facilities, transmission and distribution lines) which includes permitting and the transfer of permits and complex regulatory matters relating to generation, transmission and distribution systems.
We stand out for our market-leading experience advising power generation companies (including the most important thermoelectric and hydroelectric power plants, as well as wind farms and solar energy plants) and providing high quality, innovative advice. The team also has key experience providing services to electricity agents under special regimes and renewable energy resources, including advising on the development of such projects. Similarly, the team provides high quality advice to important non-regulated clients.
Likewise, we have an outstanding track record in dispute resolution in the power sector; the firm is regularly called upon to handle cases involving complex regulatory issues, ranging from administrative litigation to international arbitration.