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 has been recommended for his "excellent knowledge of market participants and the positions they will accept " (Legal 500 2018). "Carl Thompson is very knowledgeable and commercially astute" (Legal 500 2019).
Advised on their solar portfolio.
Advised on the financing of Westmill Solar Farm and the refinancing of four solar farms owned by Lightsource.
Advised Foresight Group on acquisition of 35MW battery storage facility at Port of Tyne from RES, read more.
Advised Aberdeen Standard and IDCM on €22.5m solar parks refinancing, read more.