We advise on the development, financing, construction and operation (O&M) of capital-intensive projects – including airports, ports, urban transport, waste treatment plants, in the context of concessionary/PPP models; contract management and contract claims; compliance issues; and project-related disputes with private- and/or public-sector counterparties.
We advise on the full exploration, production and distribution cycle of energy projects – including renewable (wind, biomass, solar) and oil and gas; LNG terminals structuring; energy-linked commodities trading; distribution and retail agreements for domestic markets; and on related risk management and disputes.
CRIMINAL LAW & COMPLIANCE
We assist in identifying criminal law risks derived from projects and transactions, and provide support in relation to criminal investigations and proceedings in a range of contexts. We assist in challenging Interpol red notices. We advise on anti-corruption and money-laundering (AML-CFT) rules (and related mandatory reporting obligations); and embargoes and sanctions programs. We provide guidance on criminal law risks derived from corporate sustainability due diligence obligations. We generally provide support to corporates and individuals, as plaintiffs or defendants, for all categories of criminal offences.
SUSTAINABILITY & ESG
We advise on ESG-indexed financial products and blended finance options in the context of development programs and projects. We assist on the preparation of ESG-compliant corporate policies and internal compliance audits. We provide support in the context of international investigations and proceedings derived from alleged violations of social standards (including supply-chain standards), environmental standards and/or human rights.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION & RISK MANAGEMENT
We advise on, and provide representation in relation with, commercial disputes – in domestic courts and arbitration tribunals; in pre-litigation mediation processes; and for international enforcement actions.
We advise on complex individual (personal or professional) situations – in an international context. We advise foreign professionals on complex, multijurisdictional employment situations – including on expatriate contracts; mobility issues; and termination options. We provide support in relation to corporate internal investigations and related legal and/or administrative proceedings.
INVESTMENTS & TRANSACTIONS
We advise on all aspects of the preparation and negotiation of the commercial, and financial documentation of cross-border projects, investments, and partnership agreements – including the applicable regulatory framework and foreign investment rules; legal risk audits; internal corporate policies; and employee mobility programs.