E&A Law is a boutique law firm focussing on energy, arbitration, international and EU law.
Our clients include leading energy and resources companies, states and international financial institutions.
We have particular expertise in South East Europe, Russia and CIS countries.
"Ana Stanič is a very able and experienced lawyer, she is a real star." Legal 500, 2016
"E&A Law Limited’s Ana Stanič is a sought-out adviser to governments and energy companies on PIL issues." Legal 500, 2015.
“Encyclopaedic knowledge” of EU energy regulations, Chambers & Partners, 2014.
Ana Stanič was interviewed by Energetika.net, a leading energy news portal on EU's Winter Package, Energy Security and Nord Stream 2, and Brexit. (link)
Ana Stanič spoke at the Central & Eastern European Gas Conference on the panel “Policy, Support and Regulation: EU, Regional and Domestic outlook for gas supply and transfer under the microscope« in Zagreb 15th February. (link)
Ana Stanič spoke on “How Will Winter Package Shape the Electricity and Gas Market?” at the Energy and Regulation Conference in Ljubljana on 1st February. (link)
Ana Stanič expresses support for the initiative in Croatia to set up a separate government agency dealing exclusively with investment arbitrations brought against Croatia in an interview in Poslovni Dnevnik. (link)
Ana Stanič spoke on International Legal Framework for Investing in Oil and Gas in Algeria at OGEX 2016 in Oran, Algeria. (link)
E&A Law as co-counsel successfully defended the Republic of Croatia in an investment treaty arbitration brought under the Rules of ICSID.
The tribunal dismissed the claim for USD 32 million in damages brought by members of the van Riet family against Croatia pursuant to the Belgium-Croatia Bilateral Investment Treaty by failing to provide accurate information on the planning status of land they purchased for development. The majority of the Tribunal rejected the Claimants’ criticisms of Croatia’s planning laws and emphasised that investors must bear the consequences of their failure to engage experts to carry out the due diligence before making an investment. (link)
Ana Stanič published an article on "Overview of EU Energy Law" in Legal Aspects of EU Energy Regulation, Oxford University Press. (link)
Ana Stanič published an article on "Brexit: Tectonic Changes in Europe" in MQ Magazin. (Available in Slovene here: link
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"Ana Stanic of E&A Law Limited offers clients a deep understanding of EU regulatory frameworks surrounding complex oil and gas projects. One client enthuses: "She is very knowledgeable on Eastern Europe, had helpful local knowledge and was very sharp in her analysis." Chambers 2015
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“We see no other lawyer in the market with a practice comparable to that of Ana Stanic, founder of E&A Law. The independent structure of the firm has been highly successful with clients as it facilitates high levels of flexibility and specialisation around client needs. Ana has become the lawyer of choice to states and global energy sector players”,
Legal 500, 2014
“She is very thorough, very dedicated, she puts in lots of effort and she has a wide range of knowledge, so we hold her in very high esteem. She is very responsible with her fees, too”,
IFLR 1000, 2014