Energy and Natural

Bringing more energy to your business

Your market is tough, but it is also a world of opportunity. Today energy companies operating in Ukraine face commercial, operational and legal challenges that can have a significant impact on their business. Ukraine is consistently rated among Europe’s top energy consumers. The issue of energy security is at the top of the political agenda. The industry is capital intensive and strictly regulated.


We are aware that sustainable sector-specific legal solutions require time, knowledge and experience. We are here to help you to achieve your goals. Our team dedicated to your matter will have first-hand knowledge of the energy and natural resources industries, and applicable regulations. Our lawyers with expertise in corporate and commercial transactions, capital markets, litigation and arbitration, IP, real estate and construction, and restructuring and tax, will provide you with top-tier, comprehensive legal advice to keep pace with market and regulatory developments.


AEQUO’s energy and natural resources group advises on every tier of the energy industry and has a particular understanding of the oil and gas, conventional power and renewables sectors. You will benefit from our unique insight and successful track record of assisting high-profile clients with deals and disputes.

What we do
  • Foreign investments in conventional and non-conventional energy sectors
  • Licensing regulations for onshore and offshore exploration, energy production and distribution
  • Production sharing agreements, joint ventures (upstream and downstream) in oil and gas, natural resources and other energy sector projects
  • Corporate and project financing arrangements
  • Due diligence, corporate and private equity transactions in the energy and natural resources sector
  • Tax structuring and transfer pricing advice
  • Competition compliance and investigations
  • IP prosecution, protection and licensing matters
  • Disputes in the energy and natural resources sectors
  • European Energy and Infrastructure Deal of the Year.

    The Lawyer European Awards 2018

  • Pavlo Byelousov is "always up to date on any energy industry development or problem in Ukraine."

    GAR 100 2019

  • Dynamic team is particularly noted for handling complex energy disputes, including international arbitration proceedings.

    Chambers Europe 2019

  • Proficiency in energy disputes.

    Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019

  • They have impeccable knowledge of the energy sector and stay on top of industry trends. They are rigorous defender of their clients. They know how to move a deal along.

    Robert Bensh

    Managing Partner, Pelicourt