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Houthoff

GUSTAV MAHLERPLEIN 50, 1082 MA AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 605 6000
Fax:
Fax +31 20 605 6700
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, New York, Rotterdam

Kirsten Berger

Tel:
Work +31 20 605 61 73
Email:
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Houthoff

Work Department

 

Position

Kirsten specialises in energy law and has extensive experience in the energy and industrial sector. She acts as counsel to various energy companies and industrial companies in respect of projects, transactions, commercial contracts, joint ventures, regulatory and financial matters.

As a true sector specialist she has an extensive track record in respect of:

  • projects and project development including wind parks (onshore and offshore), power plants, gas exploration and production and industrial plants (e.g. steam or hydrogen plants, LNG terminals, pipelines etc.);
  • M&A transactions including controlled auctions for wind parks, interests in offshore gas fields and pipelines, industrial restructurings and private M&A transactions in the sector;
  • commercial contracting including power purchase agreements (including corporate PPA's), (industrial) gas supply agreements (including natural gas, steam, hydrogen, nitrogen etc.), transport and storage agreements, tolling agreements and refinery gas agreements utilities agreements (including water and heat);
  • joint ventures in relation to wind parks, power plants, upstream gas projects and for innovative projects such as a waste to chemicals project;
  • regulatory matters including connection and transportation issues, third party access, gas quality matters, program responsibility and balancing, CO2 emissions trading, SDE subsidy aspects and EU Energy Regulations;
  • real estate aspects including pipeline issues and lease and ownership aspects.


Netherlands

Energy: regulatory

Within: Energy: regulatory

Kirsten Berger, who heads the Houthoff team, offers a blend of transactional and regulatory expertise including in the renewables and waste to energy sectors. The team's latest work includes advising clients on the regulatory regimes and subsidy issues around solar and wind farm projects and a price review arbitration. The practice advised Huntsman on a complaint made by Ducor to the Dutch energy regulator regarding the method used by Huntsman for the calculation of the tariffs it charged. Marielle Koppenol-Laforce and senior associate Marc van Beuge are other key contacts.

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Energy: transactional

Within: Leading individuals

Kirsten Berger - Houthoff

Within: Energy: transactional

The 'pragmatic and client-focused' team at Houthoff is considered to be 'a great addition to any legal department'. The team is led by the 'responsive and practical' Kirsten Berger who joined from Stibbe in March 2018. Jacques Kroner and senior associate Marc van Beuge are also recommended for their 'great knowledge on energy law'; Willem de Nijs Bik handles corporate-related matters. The team offers the full spectrum of transactional and regulatory expertise which includes waste to energy matters.

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