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Energy & Climate Change

The power and oil & gas industries are transitioning through significant changes, which have not gone unnoticed by the world. Reduction of carbon emissions, promotion of renewable energy sources for power generation and strengthening of Environmental and Social Governance Standards are some of the issues that are at the top of the table of both public entities and private corporations in such economic sectors as a result of climate change. Such important shifts have caused industry players to approach CMS Grau in search for insightful advice and fundamental understanding of their businesses, the markets in which they operate, the changing regulations and the different pressures and challenges they are facing today.

At CMS Grau, you will find an Energy & Climate Change multidisciplinary and fully-integrated team not only with extensive capabilities, but also with a profound real-world industry knowledge and strong expertise across the entire spectrum of the power and oil & gas industries and the important changes such industries are undergoing in light of climate change.

Our team boasts a proven track record of leading major transactions and giving advice in the traditional power and oil & gas industries, as well as in renewable energy projects.

Renowned specialists from our banking and finance, corporate and M&A, infrastructure, regulatory, dispute resolution, environmental, labour, real estate and land use and tax groups make up this multidisciplinary team committed to providing top-notch legal services in the Energy & Climate Change arena, working side by side with clients at every step of the project, from its initial stages, going through the negotiation and preparation of project documents, execution of major license contracts and subcontracts, structuring project financing agreements, and day-to-day legal needs, once the project reaches the operation phase.

Consistently ranked as a top-tier law firm, CMS Grau is one of the few firms in Peru able to offer a full global capability in this field thanks to its staff of more than 450 energy and climate change lawyers, including over 100 partners, making CMS’s Energy & Climate Change practice one of the largest of its kind in the world. This strength provides access to extensive expertise and allows cross-border collaboration in all areas of the energy & climate change industry.

Click below to get to know our main practice areas within the energy and climate change expertise: 

Oil & Gas

Renewable Energy &

Energy Transition


"The CMS Grau team handles complex matters and has valuable experience and knowledge in this sector. They have a practical approach oriented to mitigate potential contingencies."

Chambers Latin America 2024 - Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

CMS Grau has a very strong expertise in this area and a great client service, which is competitive in terms of value for money. They are very aware of the business implications of the work and offer a good business acumen.

Chambers Latin America 2022 - Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas
In addition to a high level of regulatory rigorousness and multiple legal challenges, the expertise of a dynamic and well-prepared team with extensive
Renewable Energy & Energy Transition
In recent years, the Peruvian government has fostered renewable energy projects, given its goal to reduce consumption of traditional fossil fuels empl
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We provide specialised legal advice in the power industry, both to private companies and public entities, regardless of the nature of their activities
Energy Public Law
Our recent experience related to public law includes:. Refinería La Pampilla S.A.A: We represented Refinería La Pampilla S.A.A
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Energy Taxation
Our recent experience related to taxation includes:. EDF: Advice on transfer pricing matters regarding price and profitability planning in intrag
Energy Labour
Our recent experience related to labour projects includes:. Solgas: Solgas has commissioned us to handle more than 180 labour proceedings and adm
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Energy Corporate and M&A
Our most recent experience related to corporate and M&A includes:. Major Chilean power transmission company: CMS Grau assisted a Chilean powe
Energy Real Estate and Land Use
Our recent experience related to real estate and land use projects includes:. Enel Green Power Perú S.A.: CMS Grau advises on the feasibil
Energy Disputes and Administrative Litigation
Our recent experience related to dispute resolution and administrative law includes:. Cálidda Gas Natural del Perú: Advice in
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Our most recent experience related to environmental projects includes:. Glencore: Our client has hired the GEORGE service to secure the automated
Global and Regional Experience
Our recent experience internationally:. Equinor: The Hywind project and its related M&A, a revolutionary new floating windfarm to be installe


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