Energy, Mining and Environment

Our energy, mining and natural resources law practice is one of the strongest in Armenia.

We are proud of being experts particularly counselling green and clean energy projects and investors, and working on regulatory reform projects in this field. Wind, solar PV, geothermal, hydro, thermal, nuclear and bioenergy sources as well as cleantech is the main focus of our energy law practice. We advise power plant operators and the entire value chain of the energy sector, including energy distribution, storage, and supply companies, utilities, power generators, equipment and manufacturers, as well as investors. We are experienced in project development and structuring, financing, M&A, joint venture, compliance & regulatory, governmental approval, environmental and dispute resolution (including dispute management/avoidance) services for the clients in the renewable energy sector.

Advising Armenian and international mining, natural resources and commodities companies on full service basis is also one of niches. Our multi-disciplinary mining lawyers provide a wide range of compliance & regulatory, governmental, environmental, M&A and debt finance law advisory to corporates clients investing or practicing in mining and natural resources industries in Armenia.

Our lawyers, with the support of environment and sustainability team, advise a wide range of clients (including government agencies, private business and international organisations) on environmental compliance, policy and regulatory issues. Our team is also experienced on sustainable business and climate change policies and practices.

Our areas of focus include:

  • Licenses and Permits
  • Compliance with Energy, Mining and Environmental Regulations
  • Energy Generation
  • Power and Energy Equipment and Service Supplies
  • Electricity Transmission, Distribution and Sale
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Mining Regulatory Compliance
  • Mining Royalties, Streams, Prepayment Facilities and other types of financing arrangements
  • Commodities Trading and Off-takes
  • Environmental Law

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Ara Khzmalyan

Head of legal advisory (+374) 95 954 450