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Hogan Lovells Energy Team Wins 'Law Firm of the Year' Award

January 2015

Hogan Lovells has been named Law Firm of the Year at the European Gas Awards for our work on the Shah Deniz 2 Project and Southern Gas Corridor.

We acted as sole Project Counsel on the US$45 billion Shah Deniz 2 Gas Project and Southern Gas Corridor, representing the Shah Deniz Consortium (BP, SOCAR, Statoil (to be replaced by Petronas), Total (who have sold to TPAO), Lukoil, NICO and TPAO). The project is set to fundamentally change the energy map of Europe, connecting Caspian gas supplies for the first time with European gas markets and hailed as "the contract of the 21st Century" by Azerbaijan's President.

Energy and Natural Resources Group lawyers from our Projects, Corporate and Regulatory teams in London, Brussels, Rome and Hamburg have been engaged on the project since 2010, which reached Final Investment Decision in December 2013. This project demonstrates the breadth of experience the Hogan Lovells team can bring to bear on oil & gas mega-projects, working with a range of industry stakeholders.

The fourth Annual European Gas Awards, held in Vienna on 28 January, celebrate the contribution, dedication and excellence of key individuals and projects in the European gas sector, bringing together over 200 gas executives.

About Hogan Lovells’ Energy & Natural Resources Group

Hogan Lovells has one of the largest Energy and Natural Resources sector teams of any law firm, with over 400 lawyers working for sector clients throughout our global network of over 45 offices. Lawyers in the Energy & Natural Resources Group advise across all aspects of the energy sector, regularly working on market defining "mega projects", multi-jurisdictional transactions, complex regulatory mandates and high value contentious matters. Our clients look to us not only for the highest quality legal advice, but also the commercial perspective of energy industry experts.

About Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells is a leading global legal practice providing business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service across its exceptional breadth of practices to clients around the world.

"Hogan Lovells" or the "firm" is an international legal practice that includes Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP and their affiliated businesses.

The word "partner" is used to describe a partner or member of Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP or any of their affiliated entities or any employee or consultant with equivalent standing. Certain individuals, who are designated as partners, but who are not members of Hogan Lovells International LLP, do not hold qualifications equivalent to members. 

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