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BTO Solicitors LLP

48 ST VINCENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 5HS, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Fax:
Fax 0141 221 7803
DX:
GW96 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
Edinburgh, Glasgow

Jennifer Whitelaw

Tel:
Work 0141 221 8012
Email:
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Property and Real Estate, Commercial, Environment

Position

Associate

Jennifer is an Associate in the Property and Real Estate team. An experienced property lawyer, she acts for landowners, land managers and housebuilders. She deals with all aspects of large and small scale site assembly from acquisition to disposal including securing and granting appropriate infrastructure and utility rights. She also assists clients with planning promotion and option agreements.

Jennifer advises both landowners and hydro electric and wind farm operators in the property aspects of renewable energy schemes.

Career

Browning & Bowes (1996- 2003); Tods Murray (2003-2004); BTO Solicitors LLP (2004 to date).

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Education

University of Glasgow: LLB (Hons) 1993; Diploma in Legal Practice 1994


Scotland: Projects, energy and natural resources

Energy (excluding oil and gas)

Within: Energy (excluding oil and gas)

BTO Solicitors LLP’s practice handles a range of issues for various stakeholders in the renewable/alternative energy sector, including corporate structures, project finance and asset finance, commercial contracts, investments into projects and site acquisitions. Its wide-ranging experience encompasses schemes related to onshore wind, solar, hydro, biomass, community renewables and energy-from-waste. Nicolas McBride and Jeremy Glen jointly head the team, which acted for Garbhaig Hydro Power Company on the redevelopment of a 2MW storage hydro scheme, and advised Triodos Bank on the financing of a three-turbine wind farm, which is being developed as a joint venture between Community Energy Scotland and a housing association. Scott Wyper, chairman Alan Borthwick and David Gibson are other key partners in the team, which includes associates Marieclaire Reid, Jennifer Whitelaw and Caroline Earnshaw.

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