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LPA-CGR avocats ranked among the best lawyers firms by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 - 2019, April 18th Find out LPA-CGR avocats rankings published by Legal 500 EMEA for 2019 In Legal 500 EMEA 2019 rankings, some of our areas have been ... LPA-CGR avocats ranked among the best in Chambers & Partners - 2019, Marc 11th LPA-CGR avocats ranked among the best in Chambers & Partners guides (Global et Europe) In Chambers Global and Chambers Europe ... Hélène Gelas honoured again as one of the most most influential women in the renewable energy sector by GreenUnivers - Hélène Gelas honoured again as one of the most most influential women in the renewable energy sector by GreenUnivers In the frame of ... [Press] Legal analysis: can a wrong price in a purchase contract be unilaterally questionned by EDF? - [Press] Legal analysis: can a wrong price in a purchase contract be unilaterally questionned by EDF?   31/10/2018 In a decision in ... [Press] Wind sector in France : an enhanced regulatory framework - Wind sector in France : an enhanced regulatory framework Partner Hélène Gelas was interviewed by French magazine Environnement & ... Delphine Constantin joins Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture and Bérengère Roig, founding partners of the Singapore office of LPA-CGR, which opened earlier this year - Delphine Constantin joins Arnaud Bourrut-Lacouture and Bérengère Roig, founding partners of the Singapore office of LPA-CGR, which ... [Press] Offshore wind farms: a bitter sweet relief - [Press] Offshore wind farms: a bitter sweet relief Emmanuel Macron  recently confirmed the construction of six offshore wind farms ... [Press] Algeria takes a first step towards Renewable Energies call for tenders - Algeria takes a first step towards Renewable Energies call for tenders The Algerian government is preparing a solar call for tender of ... Energy sector in France: aggregation, additional remuneration schemes, and power purchase agreement - 10 april 2018 Energies : Agrégation, complément de rémunération et PPA - décrypter les nouveaux marchés On Tuesday 10th April, our Partner Hélène ... [Press] Is ten-year insurance sufficient for an integrated plant? - Is ten-year insurance sufficient for an integrated plant? Philippe Jacques, our Partner, published an article in Le Journal du ...
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Thoughts on the Algerian upcoming reform of the hydrocarbons law - Rym Loucif, partner at the Corporate and M&A practice of the Algiers office, shared her expertise on the IBA Oil and Gas Law ... Revue Banque | The French safety trust at the service of ENR project financing - Revue Banque | The French safety trust at the service of ENR project financing The safety trust, unfortunately still too neglected in ... Wind energy | Abnormal neighborhood problems, what impact on property values? - Wind energy | Abnormal neighborhood problems, what impact on property values? Despite the lack of statistics on the subject, ... Le Journal du Photovoltaïque | Photovoltaic roofs : Simplification, a condition for the satisfaction of call for tenders      - 2019, April 19th Photovoltaic roofs : Simplification, a condition for the satisfaction of call for tenders                                    While ... Financing renewable energy projects: new tools for ecological transition - 2019, February 20th Financing renewable energy projects: new tools for ecological transition In an article published by French magazine Revue Banque, ... Envelope permit: more flexibility for renewable energies in seas - 2019, February 20th Envelope permit: more flexibility for renewable energies in seas The decree for the application of the permit to simplify the ... Multiannual energy planning: what perspectives for renewable energy? - 2019, February 15th Multiannual energy planning: what perspectives for renewable energy? The multiannual energy planning project proposed by the French ... Wind energy : French government publishes the decree intended to accelerate the disputes - Wind energy : French government publishes the decree intended to accelerate the disputes In two decisions of December 2017, French ... [Press] Wind sector in France : an enhanced regulatory framework - Wind sector in France : an enhanced regulatory framework Partner Hélène Gelas was interviewed by French magazine Environnement & ... [Press] Offshore wind farms: a bitter sweet relief - [Press] Offshore wind farms: a bitter sweet relief Emmanuel Macron  recently confirmed the construction of six offshore wind farms ...
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Committing to the energy transition

Committed to the renewable energy sector for over twenty years, our law firm brings together one of the largest dedicated teams and advises you on aspects of town planning laws, environmental law and public contracts.

Our teams are present from the beginning of the project for the acquisition of land rights up through decommissioning and sites rehabilitation.

For the regulatory aspects, we bring together advice and litigation, so that our clients may have global expertise during each stage of their project’s development.

State aid for energy and the environment

We advise you in the validation of investment and operating aid for energy infrastructure, in particular on notification and project exemption matters. We assist you in dealing with the competent authorities at the national level or in your negotiations with the European Commission. We have also developed special expertise in litigation in the area of unlawful aid refunds

Environment and environmental impact assessment

The firm has advanced expertise in auditing in view of litigation on the adequacy of impact assessment studies for projects in Natura 2000 areas. Environmental issues are of vital importance to the implementation of energy infrastructure projects, and regulations are complex, as is obtaining exemptions for the endangerment of protected species. In close cooperation with specialised consulting firms, including marine environmental consulting firms, we assist you with analysing and implementing solutions, your relations with the national authorities, document preparation and representation in the context of court litigation.

Concessions, authorisations

Our specialised team assists operators with setting up their concession applications or building and operation permits as part of competitive tendering processes, in view of obtaining obligatory purchase contracts or additional remuneration. Our thorough knowledge of the rules for obtaining administrative documents and power generation purchase contracts allows us to define the best strategy to maximise and secure the energy potential of a site or an asset. We develop and track construction permit applications, ICPE (facilities classified for Environmental Protection) authorisations and single authorisations. We also defend your interests before the administrative court.

Construction agreements

The team assists the project owners in design and project management. We work with investors and developers to set up financing, draft and negotiate power plant contracts and construction work contracts, and prepare all types of support agreements for operations and public construction contracts.

Dispute Resolution

We have developed a unique ability to follow up on disputes related to the construction of plants for sea- and land-based energy production, and represent our clients before the commercial, civil and administrative courts.

In organising prime contracting and project management, we also follow up on acceptance and claim procedures, as well as the application of contractual or post-contractual liability, including ten-year guarantee, guarantee of proper functioning, completion guarantee, insurance, etc.

Grid connection

Working with investors and developers, the team can provide special expertise on electric grid connection. We finalise connection agreements and negotiations taking account of the connection diagrams, and regularly seize the CORDIS for disputes with grid system operators