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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7456 2000
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Fax 020 7456 2222
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John Pickett

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Work 020 7456 5926
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Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Projects.

Position

John is a senior Energy & Infrastructure lawyer and is one of the firm’s Energy sector leaders. He has a particular focus on the power and renewables sector and leads Linklaters’ renewables practice, advising on a wide range of financing, M&A and regulatory mandates. Key roles include advising on most of the UK’s offshore windfarms including Lincs, Beatrice, Race Bank, Dudgeon and Triton Knoll; advising the South African Government on the design and implementation of their renewables procurement programme and advising the UK National Grid on its role as the Delivery Body for EMR, including leading the team drafting the Capacity Market Rules.

Career

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Trainee solicitor Linklaters 1995-97 (secondment to Linklaters’ Paris office between December 1995 and May 1996); associate Linklaters 1997-2006 (secondment to Investment Projects department of ALSTOM UK Ltd between June 1998 and December 1998); partner Linklaters 2006.

Languages

English; French

Education

Exhibitioner of Laws (1991); King’s College, London (1993 LLB Upper Second); College of Law, London (1994 Legal Practice Course Merit).


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Within: Leading individuals

John Pickett - Linklaters LLP

Within: Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Linklaters LLP has the ability to support clients on every aspect of wind power projects and regularly advises on the planning and development of UK offshore assets. The magic circle firm's full-service offering handles OFTO sales, equity sell-downs, refinancings and decommissioning, among other matters, both at home and abroad. In recent highlights, the group oversaw the development of Moray and Triton Knoll, two of the three UK offshore wind projects to receive Contracts for Difference (CFDs) in the latest government round, and has been acting for the sponsors on the financing of a new lignite fired power station in Kosovo. Key partners include the 'super smart' Jeremy Gerwirtz, 'Mr Renewables' John Pickett, the 'commercial and knowledgeable' Richard Coar and Charlotte Morgan , who also leads the firm's UK Government offering. Long-serving global projects head Bruce White recently retired from the partnership and now serves as a consultant.

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