DLA Piper is a global law firm capable of taking care of the most important legal needs of clients wherever they do business. With lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, we represent clients in a broad range of geographies and practice disciplines than virtually any other law firm in the world.
Working seamlessly with a teams of experts across 20 African countries, our dedicated Energy and Natural Resources sector team focuses on domestic and cross-border Africa projects and transactions, bringing emerging markets experience to the table and a deep understanding of the continent. Our lawyers are among the world's most experienced and offer industry-specific knowledge as well as "boots on the ground" coverage in Africa and beyond. We work with lenders, financial institutions, multilateral institutions, sponsors, equity investors, contractors, governments and parastatals to develop, finance, construct and operate a diverse range of capital-intensive projects and facilities. With a market-leading reputation for delivering complex power projects and related multi-source financing in emerging markets, our experience covers renewables (including including wind, solar, hydro, energy-from-waste, biomass and biofuels), in addition to power plants fueled by natural gas, petroleum, transmission networks and distribution systems.