Deborah is an Associate Director in our Projects team. She is Co-Head of our international Energy Innovation subsector and leads our Hydrogen group. She is also a core member of our Decarbonisation team and our Energy Regulatory Advisory Group.

Deborah specialises in energy sector transactions and agreements and advises on a range of commercial and regulatory energy matters across a range of technologies, including in respect of complex route to market arrangements, asset optimisation agreements, grid connections, energy management services, private network arrangements, heat offtake agreements, incentives and industry regulation and licensing. She also provides clients with support in relation to transaction management and structuring, and deal execution.

With a decade of experience as a lawyer in the energy sector, including four years as in-house counsel for ENGIE, Deborah works at the very forefront of the energy market with energy suppliers, innovative market access providers, commercial customers, developers, investors and funders. She also supports electric vehicle clients on the energy aspects of their projects.

She is a member of the Association for Decentralised Energy.

Work

Statkraft and Statera

Advises on Statkraft and Statera's strategic partnership to facilitate low carbon energy, read more.

Foresight Group

Advised on the acquisition of Shotwick Solar Farm, the largest solar park in the UK, read more.

Not-for-profit energy supply company

Advised on the establishment and development of a not-for-profit energy supply company, including reviewing the legal framework used to deliver reduced energy bills to disadvantaged communities.

InfraRed Capital Partners

Advised InfraRed Capital Partners on the purchase of the 25 turbine, 50MW Afton Wind Farm.

Aberdeen Standard

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

Foresight Group

Advised Foresight Group on the acquisition of utility scale 10MW battery storage facility in Essex from GRIDSERVE® and Aura Power, read more.

Solarplicity

Advised Solarplicity on 133MW sale of solar assets, read more.

Scottish hydro

Advised on Scottish hydro energy funding deal, read more.