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Prospect Law Ltd

REGUS HOUSE, PEGASUS BUSINESS PARK, CASTLE DONINGTON, DE74 2TZ, ENGLAND
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www.prospectlaw.co.uk
Castle Donington, London

East Midlands: Projects, energy and natural resources

Private finance initiative (PFI)
Private finance initiative (PFI) - ranked: tier 1

Prospect Law Ltd

Prospect Law Ltd has established a market-leading reputation in the energy and infrastructure sector, where it undertakes contentious and non-contentious work for banks, developers and governments, among other clients. The firm's international reach is a hallmark of the practice, and it is making an increased push for work from the Middle East. In addition to fielding a multidisciplinary team of legal experts, the firm also has an in-house group of electrical engineers, surveyors and other professionals. The firm is increasingly becoming an active player in the nuclear energy sector, where it is sought out to advise on £1bn-plus contracts. It has a particular strength in the operation and decommissioning of nuclear sites. Work in the renewable energy sector is also growing. On the contentious front, clients are able to count on the experience of the firm's in-house barristers, such as Edmund Robb, who heads up the contentious practice. Edward de la Billiere specialises in the commercial and regulatory aspects of energy projects. Both Robb and de la Billiere divide their time between the East Midlands and London, as do Jonathan Leech and Rupert Cowen.

Practice head(s):Edward de la Billiere; Edmund Robb

Other key lawyers:Jonathan Leech; Rupert Cowen

Key Clients

Countryside Renewables Limited

Underwater Construction Corporation UK Limited

Envirofusion Limited

The Radioactive Material Transport Users Committee

Brooke Energy Group

Waste Facilities Audit Association

Glen Conan Hydro Partnership LLP

Low Level Waste Repository

Molegrove (Civils) Limited

UK Nuclear Waste Management

Work highlights

  • Advised Brooke Energy Group, an installer and operator for biomass energy systems, in relation to various issues surrounding entitlement to Renewable Heat Incentive payments from Ofgem.
  • Acted for Envirofusion on a public law challenge to the grant of planning permission for its circa £25m energy from waste project in Derby.
  • Advised Countryside Renewables on a technical dispute with Scottish Power, the distribution network operator in this instance, which provided a technical specification and associated quote for a new grid connection for a multi-MW PV plant in Wales.
  • Prospect advised Skye Hydro on a challenge raised by Ofgem into the effectiveness of the commissioning of the client’s hydro-electric scheme.
  • Instructed by Underwater Construction Corporation UK to deploy in-house regulatory and business consultants, alongside lawyers, to identify and assess business opportunities and advise on contracting terms and risk.

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