Energy & Natural Resources

LCF is the legal advisor of choice to the large exploration & production, refining, renewable energy and waste recycling companies. Our clients include: Scatec Solar Solutions Ukraine, Finance Real, Elementum Energy, UDP Renewables, Esotech, United Green, Ukrainian Wind Energy Association.

We have an unparalleled track record in structuring, drafting, negotiating and successfully executing production sharing agreements and joint ventures in exploration as well as extraction between private and public entities.

LCF’s specialist counsels are always up-to-date and in tune with the industry’s specific regulatory issues and customer’s business objectives at every step of the legal process. Our clients value our ability to solve out-of-ordinary legal issues, arising in complex and high-value projects involving private capital.

Our successful litigation experience with the state regulator, in cases relating to the subsoil usage permits, allows us to detect and reduce any risk of permit disputes and regulatory issues from the outset of any project.

We advise industry corporates in the normal course of business during their industrial activity, have unique experience in dispute resolution with regard to accidents and emergencies in exploration & production activities, and cooperate with the leading industry specialists and research scientists.

Areas of expertise

  • drafting, review, negotiation and execution of production sharing agreements, joint ventures, public-private partnerships
  • legal advisory in development and implementation of investment projects in the oil & gas sector during exploration and production, (re)construction of energy (including renewable) infrastructure
  • ensuring compliance with regulatory and permit procedures for the use of reserves
  • tax advisory and structuring
  • ensuring compliance with the antitrust and competition laws
  • corporate law advisory
  • dispute resolution and litigation within the energy & natural resources industry


SCATEC Solar Solutions
$ 40 mln. Галузь: Energy & Natural Resources

Turnkey regulatory support of the PV powerplant project «Bohuslav -2»

SCATEC Solar Solutions Ukraine
Галузь: Energy & Natural Resources
Legal support for alternative energy projects with installed capacity of more than 350 MW and investments of over EUR 350 mln
Finance Real
Галузь: Energy & Natural Resources
Legal due diligence and legal support of alternative energy projects with installed capacity of more than 15 MW and investments of over EUR 17 mln
Kuwait Energy Ukraine
$ 150 mln. Галузь: Energy & Natural Resources
Representation of the shareholder KEC Netherlands Coöperatief U.A. in the court of appeal as to non-compliance with a corporate reorganisation agreement
Kuwait Energy Ukraine
$ 80 mln. Галузь: Energy & Natural Resources
Client representation in the court of appeal as to the validity of a gas exploration joint venture contract with a subsidiary of Naftogaz


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