Our Energy practice is a multi-disciplinary team of highly experienced lawyers who provide innovative legal advice, with expertise in Energy Regulation & Competition, Environmental & Tax Law, Real Estate & Construction, PFI/PPP and Project Financing.
We provide top-tier legal expertise in the power sector, including retail distribution, market regulation and energy networks. The Head Partner of the Energy Practice, Theodossis Tompras, has actively participated in the energy markets liberalization process that was completed with Law 4001/2011 on the Operation of Electricity and Gas Energy Markets, for Exploration, Production and Transmission Networks of Hydrocarbons. We advise on all aspects of operating (retail/wholesale side), trading and marketing, disputes resolution, regulation and market reform, competition/antitrust issues, environmental issues, as well as project development (including construction aspects) and project finance within the power sector.
Our experience extends across the full breadth of the renewable energy sector, including wind parks, solar, biomass, hydro power, CHP, carbon abatement, waste/recycling management, green certificates and emissions trading.
Hydrocarbon, Transmission & Distribution Networks
We advise on complex regulatory, corporate, financial and commercial issues associated with upstream, midstream and downstream markets, transmission & distribution networks operators, offering depth of knowledge regarding corporate legal structuring, regulatory, competition & tax implications, with local expertise.
Energy Tax Law
We have a profound understanding and insight in relation to the developments in relation Energy Tax matters at EU level, including the Energy Tax Directive reform and Carbon Tax initiatives affecting the Emission Trading System (ETS) and the upcoming Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), while we close monitor the reform the European Commission’s Green Deal will bring to these matters.
Papacostopoulos - Grigoriadou and Associates (CPA Law), Law Firm, independent Greek law firm, independent member of KPMG International Legal and Tax network, is in direct collaboration with KPMG Greece and is therefore capable of providing consolidated solutions in the area of Energy.