Deborah is an Associate Director in our Projects team, specialising in the Energy & Utilities sector.
She advises on a range of commercial and regulatory energy matters, including grid connections, private network arrangements, power purchase agreements, heat offtake arrangements, electricity and gas supply arrangements, renewables incentives (in particular Contracts for Difference, Renewables Obligation, Renewable Heat Incentive and Feed-in Tariff), the Capacity Market and industry regulation and licensing. Deborah also provides clients with support in relation to transaction management and deal execution.
Deborah acts for a range of investors, developers, funders and suppliers. Her experience includes solar PV (rooftop and ground mounted), onshore wind, combined heat and power, electricity and heat networks, energy from waste and storage projects.
Deborah joined Osborne Clarke in September 2014 from an in-house role at ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ Energy UK). During her time at ENGIE, Deborah gained considerable experience in the commercial electricity and gas markets, including advising on long term bespoke commercial supply contracts and power purchase agreements, the trading of green certificates and structured commodity contracts including GTMA and ISDA.
Deborah has also previously worked as in-house counsel for a subsidiary of Capita plc.
She is a member of the firms Sustainable Business Group.