David Haverbeke, Partner, Energy and Utilities
David Haverbeke has been a partner in the Brussels' Energy and Utilities department at Fieldfisher since September 2012.
David has been particularly active in the energy sector since 1999 and has advised Belgian and international clients in the energy and utilities sectors (including water and waste).
He has significant experience in providing strategic advice and assistance in the liberalisation of the energy markets, including drafting legal and regulatory frameworks in the electricity and gas markets and drafting regulated and negotiated contracts in LNG, natural gas and electricity markets (project development, transit, supply, and trading).
David has developed an extensive practice in advising and assisting clients in the Belgian and European electricity and gas sectors and acted in various EU member states on a wide range of commercial and regulatory matters including, energy contracts, construction and permitting issues, greenhouse gas emissions related mechanisms, financing and public procurement.
Finally, David has extensive experience in proceedings before commercial courts, the Belgian Council of State, the Constitutional Court, the European Court of Justice and various arbitration courts. His recent work includes acting as arbitrator (ICAC, CEPINA) in commercial disputes. He is also a visiting lecturer at the Centre for Energy Law at the University of Aberdeen.