Melanie Grimmitt > Pinsent Masons LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Pinsent Masons LLP


Melanie is a partner who has specialised in construction law for over 15 years. Melanie has worked on energy and infrastructure projects in the UK and internationally and devised, drafted and negotiated complex and innovative contract structures. Melanie leads the team advising on the construction contracts for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm (the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation) and is currently advising on another three offshore wind projects. In addition Melanie is very active in the nuclear sector, particularly nuclear decommissioning projects, acting for the NDA and private sector clients. Melanie has drafted and advised on contracts across the suite of standard forms and devised framework arrangements and incentive mechanics for accommodation, IT, energy efficiency, water and energy projects.


The University of Liverpool (LLB (Hons))

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Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Construction

At Pinsent Masons LLP, litigator Simon Plunkett heads up the construction advisory and disputes group while Melanie Grimmitt leads the finance and projects practice. The group excels in the energy and infrastructure sectors at a national and international level and primarily acts on the supplier side of matters. Mark Harris is the key contact for energy sector infrastructure projects internationally, Stacey Collins handles transactional work, John Williams is experienced in the rail, power and highway sectors, while senior associate Naomi Stafford focuses on contentious issues.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Projects, energy and natural resources (including PFI) > Energy

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Melanie Grimmitt

Pinsent Masons LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP‘s Leeds-based group leads on national energy projects and fields two distinct transactional and advisory and disputes teams. Notable areas of expertise include conventional power, renewable and alternative energy, oil and gas, nuclear and construction-related matters. Team head and construction lawyer Melanie Grimmitt handles major energy projects in the UK and the Middle East, Stacey Collins focuses on transactional matters, Mark Harris is an expert in infrastructure work, Jon Riley assists with planning work and John Bruce is a specialist in waste-to-energy matters.