E+H has a strong performance history in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Our specialized and multidisciplinary energy & infrastructure team combines the legal expertise of all practice groups with specific industry and market knowledge in the following areas:

  • conventional power generation, transmission, and distribution (including long-distance heating)
  • renewable energy (including hydropower, solar, wind power, biomass, waste-to-energy, and geothermal energy)
  • oil & gas matters: upstream (exploration and production), midstream (transportation, storage, and wholesale marketing), and downstream (refining, purifying, and derivative products)
  • telecommunications, cable, and transmission networks
  • large-scale plant engineering and construction (including FIDIC standards, among others)
  • public roads, airports, transport, water systems, sewage systems, and other critical infrastructure

We offer multidisciplinary and comprehensive legal advice covering the entire lifecycle of energy and infrastructure assets. Our capabilities include:

  • structuring and implementing large-scale national and international M&A and joint venture transactions
  • advising on industry-specific regulations
  • developing greenfield assets, including feasibility studies and regulatory approval procedures
  • structuring development, construction, and/or engineering projects, including negotiating the relevant contracts
  • financing, refinancing, or restructuring existing projects
  • structuring the implementation of PPP projects

With seven partners and nine associates, our energy & infrastructure team is one of the largest specialized teams in the Austrian market. Our regular client base includes major national and international utility companies and energy providers; leading international infrastructure funds and infrastructure investors; large private developers; municipal, regional and federal governmental bodies; and leading financers and sponsors.