Our Energy, Infrastructure &Resources (EIR) practice is a comprehensive; domain focused legal practice which advises a range of domestic and international clients, including government entities, project sponsors, developers, construction contractors, investors, multilateral agencies, banks and financial institutions.
We advise clients in building and operating major power projects and securing production and distribution business. We understand and are aware of the risks and opportunities arising at every stage from conception to drawdown and from production to consumption.
We counsel clients in the sectors of energy projects such as oil and gas and power (conventional, renewable and nuclear) projects, infrastructure projects involving roads, ports, airports, urban infrastructure and railways and natural resources projects involving mines and metals.
Within these sectors we advise clients on the entire range of legal matters, including –
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Investments (strategic, financial and private equity)
- Financing (non-recourse project finance,
Structured finance and securitisation)
- Public private partnership projects
- Project documentation (offtake agreements, fuel supply agreements)
- Bid advisory
- Risk analysis
- Construction contracts
- Operation and maintenance contracts as well as regulatory issues pertaining to the sectors
We work extensively with other practice areas of the Firm, including tax, capital markets, intellectual property and dispute resolution to provide holistic, end to end advise to our Clients.
India is at the cusp of an infrastructure boom and the EIR practice is well placed to assist clients with domain expertise, industry and regulatory insights and pragmatic legal solutions for infrastructure projects across India covering the full asset life cycle. We also routinely advise clients on transactions outside India, including in Africa, South America, Indonesia & Australia.
POWER AND ENERGY
We advise clients in building and operating major power projects and securing production and distribution business.
We deal in negotiating and drafting the project documents, including
- Concession Agreements
- EPC Contracts
- O&M Contracts and financing
- security documentation
- Power Purchase Agreements
- Fuel Supply Agreements
- Land Agreements
- Construction Agreements
- Production Contracts
- Implementation Agreement and BOOT projects