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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

3 TEMPLE QUAY, TEMPLE BACK EAST, BRISTOL, BS1 6DZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 415 0000
Fax:
Fax 0345 415 6900
DX:
200561 BRISTOL TEMPLE MEADS
Email:
Web:
www.womblebonddickinson.com

Simon Hughes

Tel:
Work 0117 989 6857
Email:
Web:
www.womblebonddickinson.com
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Real estate: energy and natural resources.

Position

Simon is a partner specialising in real estate with particular reference to infrastructure development work. He leads the firm’s energy and natural resources real estate team and has extensive experience of project development work in relation to both renewable energy and conventional power generation projects, including CCGT power stations and lengthy linear schemes for both gas pipelines and electricity cables. Simon acts for numerous public and private companies and currently has instructions involving various clean energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, biomass, solar, waste to energy and wave as well as conventional power projects.

Career

Qualified 1998 with Harvey Ingram Owston; subsequently associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; joined Bond Pearce in 2003 becoming partner in 2008; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Member

Law Society.


South West: Real estate

Commercial property: Bristol

Within: Commercial property: Bristol

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP's real estate practice has a strong focus on energy-related matters, rail infrastructure, institutional investment, public sector development and secured lending property finance. The firm acts for both local and national clients, including numerous local authorities, developers, landlords and corporate occupier tenants. The team has secured multiple panel wins recently, with Homes England being one notable example. The 'fantastic’ Andrew Harding specialises in institutional investment, leisure and development projects. Simon Hughes, who heads up the energy and natural resources real estate team, is also highly recommended. Leading the operational property group, Katherine Douglas handles acquisitions, disposals, regeneration schemes and development projects.

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