Mining, Energy and Natural Resources

Vouga Abogados's expertise in the Mining, Energy and Natural Resources Law practice team is probably unsurpassed in the whole country, based on real, hands-on, proven expertise. One of the Firm's flagships and a country-wide pioneer, the team assists clients and regulatory bodies in the implementation and drafting of various regulations, including enactment of news laws and amendments of the existing ones. The team takes a multidisciplinary approach by adding well-known experts and consultants to the team. The Firm advises clients regarding mining, energy and natural resources matters, including:

  • Electricity, oil, gas and natural resources regulatory matters.
  • Environmental issues in the energy sector.
  • Environmental impact assessments.
  • Drafting of mining, energy and natural resources bills and regulations.
  • Preparation of the regulatory framework for generation of energy.
  • Due diligences in the power sector.
  • Negotiation of exploration permits.
  • Concession, construction, assembly, equipment supply, power purchase and sale, and gas supply agreements
  • Legal opinions on: joint ventures; public-private partnerships; engineering, procurement and construction agreements.
  • Generator, pipeline and transmission line projects.
  • Advice on power export projects.
  • Financing transactions for energy projects.
  • Administrative and judicial litigation on energy and natural resources matters including: tariff reviews, contractual disputes, inspections and punitive processes, challenging administrative acts and contracts, disputes with communities, lawsuits involving administrative liability.
  • Monitoring legislative changes connected with the exploration and exploitation of natural resources regimes.

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