Our experience in the water sector has been gained by advising on all aspects of developments in the water industry. The diversity of our experience reflects the changes in the sector through privatizations, new models of regulation and financing and increasing internationalization and privatization.

“Highly respected practice group with vast experience in project finance, M&A, energy trading and regulatory matters. Leverages its international network to assist clients with cross-border and multi-jurisdictional matters.” - Chambers Europe, 2018

Our experience in advising developers, utility companies, governments, commercial and institutional lenders, export credit agencies, contractors and regulators means our lawyers can offer clients a fully rounded perspective and a wealth of legal knowledge in this sector.

We have also built a specialization in areas particular to the hydropower industry and have a long history of acting on large- and small-scale hydroelectric power projects. Our highly skilled and knowledgeable energy team is well equipped to advise on all hydroelectric developments irrespective of size, value and complexity.

Our areas of work include

  • Access entitlement, including water sharing plans, rights and obligations of water access licenses
  • Contracts, including standard-form customer contracts and complex commercial contracts
  • Delivery rights, including contractual and policy changes
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Environmental law, including contamination, remediation and incident management
  • Water infrastructure, including planning and delivery, governance mechanisms, licensing, approval requirements and compliance

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Europe, Greece: Energy (Band 1), Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Climate Change, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Projects & Energy, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Legal 500 EMEA, Greece: Energy (Tier 1), The Legal 500, 2018