Associated European Energy Consultants

“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

Associated European Energy Consultants

“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

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Belgium

Brussels, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, New York, Paris, Signapore, Tokyo, Zurich

Loyens & Loeff

Avenue de Tervueren 2 / Tervurenlaan 2
1040 Brussels
+32 2 743 43 43
+32 2 743 43 10
information@loyensloeff.com
https://www.loyensloeff.com/
Contact person for AEEC matters:

Bram Devlies

bram.devlies@loyensloeff.com
Vita

• Since 2016 energy lawyer at Loyens & Loeff in Brussels.
• Focusing on the Belgian and Dutch energy market.
• Previous experiences at regional and federal energy regulators.
• Ranked in Legal500 as “Rising Star” in the field of energy law. Testimonials: “Bram Devlies is
an excellent energy contract negotiator, with very up-to-date regulatory knowledge. He is a key
name for power purchase agreements, onshore renewable energy projects and advice on
renewable energy certificates” (Legal 500 – 2020 – Belgium – Industry Focus: Energy”.
• Since 2016 research & teaching assistant at the Institute Consumer, Competition & Market of
the KULeuven, Belgium
• Publishes widely on a variety of energy law related topics (such as energy storage, support for
green energy and renewable energy certificates, oil & gas regulations and biofuels)
• Regular speaker on energy conferences, often on power purchase agreements (f.ex. at Solar
Plaza, the Flemish energy cluster “Flux 50”, 3E’s events)
MAIN FOCUS
• Energy law, especially in the area of renewables (primarily: solar, onshore and offshore wind,
biomass).
• Energy regulatory advice, including advice on supply and production licenses, grid tariffs, crossborder
aspects of setting up new (and often project financed) energy projects.
• Drafting and negotiating of energy contracts (including TSA, SAA, PPA, O&M contracts)



Vita

Loyens & Loeff

At Loyens & Loeff, you can count on personal advice from any of our 900 advisers
based in one of our offices in the Benelux and Switzerland or in key financial centres
around the world. Thanks to our full-service practice, sector-specific experience and
thorough understanding of the market, our advisers are well placed to devise legally
robust yet commercially workable and bankable solutions.
As a fully independent law firm, Loyens & Loeff is well positioned to coordinate
international tax and legal matters. Our office network is complemented by our
several region teams all of which are experienced in structuring investments all over
the world. It’s a winning combination that enables us effectively to assist international
clients.
Our market leading Energy team is at the core of energy law developments. We offer
our clients personal, tailored advice at every step of the way. We always aim to
establish long-term, sustainable client relations based on mutual trust. Our firm
focuses on forward-thinking solutions and providing assistance in making the right
legal, tactical and strategic decisions.
We provide a full-service offering covering all possible legal and tax issues arising in
the energy sector. We combine the offering of a boutique energy practice with the
broad coverage of a full-service one-stop-shop law firm and its international network.
A few of our services:
• Drafting and negotiating energy-related contracts such as PPAs, TSAs,
MSAs, EPC contracts,…
• Regulatory advice on upcoming or recent legislation and regulations,
grid tariffs, subsidies, supply and production licenses;
• Test cases in respect of recent or untested legislation and regulations;
• Legal and tax structuring ;
• Performing due diligence on energy projects, e.g. with a view to
financing or acquisitions ;
• (Project-)financing of energy projects.

Offices
Brussels, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, New York, Paris, Signapore, Tokyo, Zurich
Staff
549
Accredited professionals
900
Partners
104
Dedicated departments in the field of energy
Banking & Finance, Competition, Corporate/ M&A, Investment Management, Litigation & Risk Management, Procurement, Public & Administrative Law, Regulatory, Tax.
Accredited professionals active in the field of energy
47
Other departments
Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition, Corporate/ M&A, Employment & Benefits, Family Owned Business & Private Wealth, Insurance, Investment Management, Litigation & Risk Management, Procurement, Public & Administrative Law, Regulatory, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax.
Clients
Energy project developers, banks, energy utility companies, energy traders
Approach
Loyens & Loeff is an international law and tax firm with cross-border expertise in a wide range of sectors and a particular focus on the energy market. Our specialists in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland are recognised for their indepth knowledge and unique approach, integrating tax and legal advice.
Selection of references
Loyens & Loeff’s Energy practice is well known for its instrumental role in renewable energy projects. For example, we have acted as project or lenders’ legal adviser in respect all offshore wind farms in the Belgian sector of the North Sea and several elsewhere in the world.

Publications of Loyens & Loeff

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