Deborah is a Partner 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.
Statkraft and Statera
Advises on Statkraft and Statera's strategic partnership to facilitate low carbon energy.
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.
Advised Aberdeen Standard and IDCM on €22.5m solar parks refinancing.
Advised Foresight Group on the acquisition of utility scale 10MW battery storage facility in Essex from GRIDSERVE® and Aura Power.
Advised Solarplicity on 133MW sale of solar assets, read more.
Advised on Scottish hydro energy funding deal, read more.
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