bpv Hügel is one of the leading Austrian law firms in the field of energy law.
Clients of the firm are, apart from numerous electricity and natural gas undertakings, industrial associations and public institutions. Moreover, bpv Hügel also gives advice in connection with international energy infrastructure projects.
The activities comprise all issues of Austrian and European Energy Law. A particular focus in the advice and representation before administrative authorities and courts are regulatory issues (network access, tariffs, unbundling). Moreover, bpv Hügel advises also in connection with power generation plants, power lines and natural gas pipelines, rights of way as well as in related fields such as state aid law. Due to the Brussels office bpv Hügel always has the latest information on energy law developments at a European level.
Further, the competition law team gives advice in competition law issues specific to the energy sector.