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Philip Lee

7-8 WILTON TERRACE, DUBLIN 2, IRELAND
Tel:
Work +353 1 237 3700
Fax:
Fax +353 1 678 7794
Email:
Web:
www.philiplee.ie
Brussels, Dublin, London

Alice Whittaker

Tel:
Work +353 1 237 3700
Email:
Philip Lee

Work Department

Environmental and Climate

Position

Leading the firm’s environment and climate group, Alice advises on EU and IRish legal compliance,licensing and permitting in relation to projects, plans and operations across a range of sectors including marine,technology,renewables, water and wastewater,forestry,waste,gas,strategic infrastructure and PPPs. She represents clients in judicial review challenges and enforcement action, including prosecutions.

Career

Qualified (2001). Partner (2007).

Languages

English

Member

Law Society of Ireland 
The Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association
Irish Environmental Law Association
Health and Safety Lawyers Association of Ireland 
Energy Institute

Education

University College Dublin (1998) Law Society of Ireland (2001)


Ireland

Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

‚ÄėBusiness acumen‚Äô, ‚Äėpractical solutions and common sense‚Äô characterise Philip Lee, which acts for an array of actors in the energy sector like developers, financers and large energy users. Coming from top-tier firm William Fry, new practice head Siobhan McCabe¬†brings with her ‚Äėexcellent knowledge of the industry‚Äô and ‚Äėdrove the whole show‚Äô on a number of occasions. By way of example, she acted for Bank of Ireland on the financing of several projects, including Curraghderrig wind farm. Alice Whittaker¬†advised Innogy on a proposed 600MW offshore wind farm, and Microsoft on the first power purchase agreement with a renewable energy generator.

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Planning and environment

Within: Leading individuals

Alice Whittaker - Philip Lee

Within: Planning and environment

Philip Lee¬†is advising a variety of big players on planning and environmental issues. Particular highlights included¬†Alice Whittaker, ‚Äėwho is fantastic to deal with‚Äô, advising Microsoft on the planning and environmental aspects of its novel public-private partnership with GE. Whittaker and Rachel Minch¬†have represented¬†An Bord Plean√°la, the Irish planning board, in over 80 judicial review proceedings. The team also acts for a number of local authorities, including providing planning advice to Westmeath County Council regarding a significant housing development.

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Public sector

Within: Public sector

Philip Lee represents public sector bodies including local authorities, state agencies and some government departments, covering the healthcare, finance, IT, transport, waste and energy sectors. Alice Whittaker, Anne Bateman, Patrick Walshe and Rachel Minch make up the team.

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