Energy and environment

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The environmental and energy law practice of our office ranks among the firm’s fastest growing practice areas. Our environmental and energy expertise is enhanced by our experience in related areas such as real estate and construction, M&A and corporate law, commercial law, banking, finance and capital markets, competition, restructuring and insolvency and employment.


Our lawyers have extensive experience in regulatory issues concerning relations in the energy sector, thanks to which we offer our clients comprehensive legal services reflecting the specifics of the energy business. Our advisory covers particularly the following areas:

  • regulation and proceedings before the Energy Regulatory Office and the Office for Regulation of Network Industries
  • generation, distribution and purchase and sale of electricity, gas and heat
  • renewable sources of energy
    • solar plants
    • wind power plants
    • hydroelectric plants
    • biogas stations
    • biomass combustion facilities
  • the extraction, storage and processing of mineral resources (coal, oil, gas)
  • energy exchanges and trading with emission credits


We provide legal services in all areas of environmental law, both under Czech and EU law. Our practice covers particularly the following environmental areas:

  • liability for environmental damage, including transfers of liability for environmental damage to third persons and historical environmental burdens
  • environmental licensing and registration procedures
  • dispute resolution and administrative delicts in environmental issues
  • packaging and waste regulation
  • water supply and sewage regulation
  • soil and water protection regulation
  • air pollution regulation
  • genetically modified organisms
HAVEL & PARTNERS represented a division of the leading Czech industrial group MTX Group in its participation in a major solar and wind power development and construction project in Andalusia, which is being developed by the German company Aquila Capital. The firm’s legal services encompassed a wide range of expertise, including transactional, corporate, and competition […]
HAVEL & PARTNERS as a founding member has joined the association Climate and Sustainable Leaders Czech Republic, where leading companies from various sectors of the Czech economy have joined forces. The aim of the platform is to track, through the first comprehensive report in the Czech Republic called “Carbon Tracker”, the ambitions of the largest […]
Authors: Jan Koval, Robert Porubský, Ivo Skolil On 27 April 2020, the government approved a draft amendment to the Act on Promoted Energy Sources (Act No. 165/2012 Sb.) (the “Amendment”). Among other things, the Amendment regulates the limits for proportionate aid for power generated in photovoltaic power plants (“PPPs”) put into operation between 1 January […]
(Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu připravuje zásadní změny v podpoře obnovitelných zdrojů energie)


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