Carl is a Partner in our Projects practice, specialising in energy and utilities projects.

He works across a variety of sectors and has advised a wide range of clients. He acts for investors (debt and equity), energy companies, utilities, distribution network operators, developers, technology providers, landowners and government bodies.

A significant amount of his work involves the energy generation and distribution sectors and as such he is regularly involved in cable renewal and maintenance projects, pipeline renewal projects, solar projects (UK, Europe and Middle East), EfW projects (gasification and pyrolysis), AD projects, onshore and offshore wind projects, biomass and CHP.

Carl Thompson is very commercially savvy and is always goes above and beyond the call of duty."

Legal 500




Advised on their solar portfolio.

Investec Bank

Advised on the financing of Westmill Solar Farm and the refinancing of four solar farms owned by Lightsource.

Foresight Group

Advised Foresight Group on acquisition of 35MW battery storage facility at Port of Tyne from RES, read more.

Aberdeen Standard

Advised Aberdeen Standard and IDCM on €22.5m solar parks refinancing, read more.