Loyens & Loeff boosts its energy practice with the arrival of Elisabetta Aarts
28 Aug, 2012
Elisabetta Aarts, attorney at law, is to join the energy practice group of Loyens & Loeff on 1 September 2012. Elisabetta Aarts advises and litigates on behalf of an extensive group of national and international clients in the energy sector in the framework of energy projects, energy contracts, M&A and financing transactions. Her arrival will strengthen Loyens & Loeff’s top position in the energy sector.
Elisabetta Aarts has been practicing law since 1992, and her name is renowned in the energy sector. For years, she has been ranked as top specialist in the area of Energy Law in the leading guides on legal services, such as the Chambers and Partners directory (Band 1). In her role as attorney, she has helped structure the current national energy landscape.
“Loyens & Loeff is delighted to welcome Elisabetta. Elisabetta is particularly valuable to strengthening our top position in the market”, according to Managing Partner Maarten van der Weijden. “Loyens & Loeff has a fully integrated energy practice in which tax advisers and attorneys work closely together. For Elisabetta, the strong position the tax advisers of Loyens & Loeff also have in the energy sector is especially one of the attractive aspects of the energy practice of Loyens & Loeff.” Together with the other members of the energy team, Elisabetta will further enrich the energy practice.
The energy team of Loyens & Loeff, which is led by partners Waldo Kapoen (tax) and Max Oosterhuis (regulatory/corporate), consists of a large number of specialised professionals, including 7 partners who work for the sector from various disciplines. Characteristic of Loyens & Loeff, the team is an integrated practice whereby tax advisers and attorneys work together on projects and matters for clients. The team has built up an excellent reputation within the sector, from exploration and production (E&P) to regulated electricity transmission rates. The know-how and experience of the market, the market players and their strategic challenges, coupled with a command of all aspects of energy law, including the sector-specific tax expertise, contribute to the energy team’s being ranked amongst the national top. The excellent reputation Elisabetta Aarts has with clients, within the sector and amongst colleagues, will be a valuable contribution to Loyens & Loeff’s aim to conduct the strongest energy practice.