practice Areas

energy & mining

A country with unexplored opportunity in the extractive industry and blessed with huge potential in wind, solar and geothermal renewal resources, Ethiopia has started taking daring policy reforms and is in the process of introducing major transparency initiatives to further harness the potential of the sector.

Our lawyers keep abreast of critical developments in the energy industry platform and maintain up to date information on policies, regulations, stakeholders, and tenders in the power, renewables and non-renewable energy businesses and opportunities. We further leverage our experience in public private partnership deals, legal due diligence, infrastructure and construction, government policy, project finance, taxation, transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring to get the best outcome for clients we represent.

We provide full-fledged advisory and representation services, including:

  • Assistance in tender and bidding processes in power and energy projects
  • Advised on the first Petroleum Pipeline deal
  • Privatization and Public Private Partnership deals
  • Legal advice to private and/or independent power generators
  • Title examinations and company due diligence
  • Design, Construction and Supervision Agreements
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Financing and Security Schemes
  • Insurance Schemes
  • Restructuring and Liquidation
  • Power sector commercial and utilities agreements