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Clyde & Co
Clyde & Co, St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AR, UK

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Event Date Fri Nov 19 GMT (17 days ago)
In your timezone (EST): Fri Nov 19 3:00am - Fri Nov 19 12:00pm
Location Clyde & Co
St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7AR, UK
Region EMEA
Details

We are delighted to be a partnering firm and the host of the first annual RenewableUK Legal & Commercial Conference, which will bring together legal professionals who advise on and execute legal strategy across the renewables sector.

Taking place the week after COP26, the renewable energy sector will be abuzz with ideas to implement the UK's net zero strategy and make the most of new opportunities. There has never been a more exciting time for renewable energy in the UK. The UK Government has enshrined ambitious targets into law, published the Energy White Paper with steps to deliver net zero, and the budget is being looked at to ensure that decarbonisation is not only an ideal, but an achievable goal within the next decades. What role will the law play in enabling all this, ensuring that the sector is able to take advantage of the opportunities and trends of the energy transition?

What will be covered?
• How to get from net zero aspirations to implementation in the year of COP26 and beyond
• Legal trends in enabling decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation
Developing risk allocations and investable and bankable deal structures for new technologies to attract private investment and finance
• The role of regulation in systemic change
• The effective management of entitlement and disputes in the supply chain
• Contracting principles and risk allocation
• Management of entitlement in the supply chain
• PPA trends and future-proofing
• Disputes and legal pitfalls

Why attend?
The first annual RenewableUK Legal & Commercial Conference will bring together legal professionals who advise and execute legal strategy across the renewables sector. Expert speakers from law firms and barristers chambers along with in-house commercial, procurement and legal experts will focus on the energy transition and the enabling legal trends and opportunities that will make it possible. Join us to enjoy:
• Panel sessions looking at topical areas for renewable energy
• A combination of higher level and detailed legal topics on all relevant renewable energy technologies and trends
• Access to expert legal professionals
• Networking opportunities with 100+ attendees
• Access to business-to-business meetings throughout the conference
• An event designed with clear business needs and objectives in mind

Speakers

2021 Speakers

David Anderson
Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn

Mary Ann Roff
Partner, Clyde & Co

Richard Booth
Partner, HFW

Veronique Buehrlen
QC, Keating Chambers

Joanne Button
Senior Associate, HFW

Eleanor Campbelll
Barrister, One Essex Court

Stephen Colliston
Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn

Adam Constable
QC, Keating Chambers

Simon Davies
Principal Associate, Eversheds Sutherland

Luisa Deas
Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager, Eversheds Sutherland

Jubilee Easo
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Richard Elks
Partner, Clyde & Co

George Fisher
Senior Contentious Construction Solicitor, SSE Renewables

Clare Foster
Project Finance Partner and Head of Clean Energy, Shepherd and Wedderburn

John Grady
Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn

Alex Gunning
QC, One Essex

Stephen Hill
Partner, Eversheds and Sutherland

Malcolm Jarvis
Barrister, Twenty Essex

Steve Jennings
Head of Energy and Natural Resources, Structured Finance EMEA, Mitsubishi UFJ

Stephen Jurgenson
Partner, Clyde & Co

Louise Kingsley
Legal Director, RES

Peter Knott
Managing Director, GIG

Jason lovell
Partner, Eversheds Sutherlands

Dan McGrail
Chief Executive, RenewableUK

Sean McLachlan
Senior Director, Funds Manager, Aviva Investors

Wendy Miles
QC, Twenty Essex

Gemma Morgan
QC, Quadrant Chambers

Gordon Nardell
QC, Twenty Essex

Mícheál Ó Broin
Senior Project Manager, Statkraft

Jeffery Onions
QC, One Essex

Richard Power
Partner, Clyde & Co

Gaurav Sharma
Barrister, Quadrant Chambers

Chris Smith
QC, Quadrant Chambers

Chris Stark
CEO, CCC

Tom Swan
Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn

Ian Taylor
Area Manager UK & Ireland, DEME

Scott Vallance
Senior Project Manager, Statkraft

Mark Walsh
Partner, Clyde & Co

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors & Partners

• HFW
• Quadrant Chambers
• One Essex Court
• Shepherd Weddeburn
• Twenty Essex
• Keating
• Clyde & Co
• Eversheds Sutherland