Our Symbio Energy Practice has an exceptionally in-depth understanding of the energy sectors of the CEE region. Our member firms’ industry experts have been involved in all recent significant developments of the region’s energy markets.

Our lawyers have direct experience in dealing with the hottest energy topics in the CEE, may that be the installation of the region’s primary LNG terminal in Poland, the planning and installation of new nuclear power plant units in Czechia and Slovakia, off-shore gas exploration in Romania, or development and acquisition of subsidised solar power plants in Hungary: we know by experience how to do it.

Our experts are likewise experienced in regulatory matters and domestic and cross-border energy trading issues. Our unique alliance of eminent energy law practices under the Symbio alliance can provide our clients with reliable legal understanding in the industry’s numerous niche fields.

Our competitive edge is based not only on our teams’ great knowledge base but also on our complex business experience from advising project developers, energy traders, professional investors, financial institutions, and government and public bodies.

Most importantly, we are utmost familiar with the special circumstances of doing business in this part of Europe.



We focus on business. We aim to provide our clients with the most competent legal advice and help them identify and access the promising business opportunities available in the CEE region. We are proud to have the region’s most aspiring enterprises among our clients, and we are continuously considering them as potential referrals as soon as new investment opportunities emerge. A new engagement is not just another case for us. It is also a chance to use our knowledge, experience, and network to create new success stories for our clients.

Services we can offer:

  • Regulatory advice in all fields of energy
  • Domestic and cross-border energy trading
  • Oil & gas exploration, production, and trading
  • Renewable energy supports schemes and projects
  • Project development: EPC, O&M, tolling
  • Acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures


Renewable Energy in CEE. Practical guide.

The Clean Energy Package is a new set of rules aimed at updating the European energy policy framework in order to facilitate the transition from fossil fuels toward cleaner energy and deliver on the EU’s Paris Agreement commitments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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National Recovery and Resilience Plans

Check out the energy priorities of four CEE EU Member States’ national recovery and resilience plans – this article prepared by our Regional Energy Team focuses primarily on the energy chapter of the plans and highlights – in particular the areas which can be of interest to investors within the sector.

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Team Leader

Balázs Várszeghi

Partner, Head Of Energy Law Practice, Hungary

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If you are interested in our Energy group, please contact the team leader.