What the team is known for
Outstanding energy practice with noted capabilities in cross-border matters, assisting clients with high-profile M&A, financing and corporate mandates relating to projects. Broad expertise covers both offshore and onshore oil and gas activities as well as renewables, with a strong focus on wind energy. Advises on the regulatory and EU law aspects of energy matters and acts on environmental issues associated with energy projects. Further strength in corporate restructuring mandates, as well as representing clients in energy-related arbitration proceedings.
One client enthuses: "I really like their negotiation style; they found the right arguments, told us the right strategies and flagged the risks."
Acted on construction and operational issues for the Nord Stream 2 energy infrastructure project, including a cross-border environmental impact assessment.
Jakob Østervang is "available at all times," according to one appreciative client. He is notably active in acquisitions and financing mandates involving renewable energy projects.