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Offshore Wind Energy

Advised an energy consortium composed of one of the top wind energy producers globally and a leading engineering and technology company on a project to develop an initial 500 megawatt floating wind farm off the coast of South Korea. 

Acted as project counsel for a Dutch offshore construction contractor in relation to an EPCI contract for the design, procurement, construction, installation and testing of the WTG foundations and inter-array cables for the largest wind farm offshore Scotland.

Represented UAE based contractor Petrofac on contractual negotiations and project execution in connection with the implementation of the 900 MW converter system BorWin3 in the German North Sea.

Advised Swancor Renewable Energy Group, who has been engaging in the Taiwan offshore wind power business since 2013, on the sale of majority shares of Formosa II International Investment that operates the Formosa II (blocks 5 and 6 near Miaoli County) offshore wind project of 378 MW and has joint developments with the Macquarie Group. Formosa II project is a landmark offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.

Acted as the project counsel to SWANCOR Ind. Co., Ltd. to provide legal advice related to the sale of the equity interests in a Taiwan company which holds a 128MW Taiwanese offshore wind project namely Formosa 1 to Dong Energy and Macquarie Capital.  With the combination of Macquarie Capital and DONG Energy together with Swancor Renewable, Formosa I is positioned to leverage their respective expertise to collaborate on the design, investment, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), operation and maintenance (O&M) and financing. The combination of the three companies will help to bring a strong partnership to the Taiwan offshore wind energy market.

Represented a Dutch-based construction company on contractual negotiations and provided construction project management support and dispute resolution advice in connection with several German offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea and the North Sea (including the “Baltic 1,” the 288 MW “Butendiek,” and “Hohe See” offshore wind farms).

Advised Hancock Natural Resource Group, an institutional agricultural investor, on its participation in a consortium bidding to acquire the assets of the Green Investment Bank (including the largest portfolio of offshore wind projects in the UK).

Advised NKT Cables on a FIDIC-based Export Cable Package tender for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts that will be the first large U.S. offshore wind project.

Assist Ørsted North America Inc. on the drafting of design, procurement and construction agreements best suited for the North American market.

Represented EDP Renewables in the process of applications for first permits for offshore wind farms under the new Maritime Areas Act in Poland and advised during a competitive procedure where more than one applicant was interested in the same maritime area.

Represented Polenergia S.A. with respect to offshore regulatory issues concerning its offshore permit holding SPV.

Advised a leading contractor on issues concerning provision and installation of meteorological masts for East Anglia Offshore Windfarm (UK).

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