DLA Piper appoints energy lawyer Andreas Gunst as partner

DLA Piper has appointed energy lawyer Andreas Gunst as a partner in the finance and projects group and energy sector team. He will work from the firm’s Vienna and London offices.

For the past four years, Gunst has worked as chief legal counsel and compliance officer at Nabucco Gas Pipeline International.

Prior to this, Gunst was an associate at DLA Piper, working from the London and Edinburgh offices. He has also previously been chairman of a number of industry working groups including the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), the Carbon Markets and Investors Association (CMIA) and Renewable Energy Certificate Systems (RECS) International.

Gunst’s expertise covers project, finance and energy law matters including regulatory framework conditions of the oil, gas and electricity markets, energy contract and commercial law, the contractual structuring and financing of oil and gas projects and energy infrastructure projects, the implementation of conventional power generation projects and renewable energy and climate change projects.