Energy, Environment and Utilities
Widely considered by international legal directories and market players as the leading energy law firm in the country, KP is indeed the only outfit in Bulgaria capable of providing the full range of legal services pertaining to every aspect of the energy sector: nuclear, gas, mining, fuels, electricity generation, electricity distribution and supply, trading in electricity, renewable energy resources, regulatory, project finance, and litigation. It is the latter that particularly sets the firm apart from our competitors as we have a broad practice representing clients before Bulgarian courts, the Commission on Protection of Competition, the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, the Ministry of Economy and Energy, the Ministry of Regional Development and others.
The team provides investor-owned utilities, energy project developers, pipelines, energy marketers, equity investors, lenders, investment bankers, governmental entities with advice on all legal, licensing and tax aspects associated with investments in the energy sector, electricity generation and distribution, including renewable energy resources.
We handle the full range of energy regulatory issues, including energy pricing, cross-border trading in electricity, approvals associated with mergers and acquisitions, post-acquisition restructurings, corporate and commercial law matters, financing in the sector, planning and development of new build.