Omar Ali > Harper Macleod LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Harper Macleod LLP
THE CA'D'ORO
45 GORDON STREET
GLASGOW
G1 3PE
Scotland

Position

Partner

Omar has over 15 years’ experience in the energy sector acting for a variety of developers, landowners and funders in large and small scale renewable energy projects including wind (onshore and offshore), hydro, solar pv and battery storage. Omar also advises clients in relation to grid connection arrangements for energy projects to the transmission and distribution systems in Scotland.

Omar has considerable experience in the acquisition and sale of renewable energy projects and regularly carries out due diligence and reporting exercises for a variety of clients including UK and global investment funds. Omar also acts for both funders and borrowers in the financing and re-financing of renewable energy projects and that experience brings a balanced and commercial approach to his advice.

Omar was a member of Harper Macleod’s award winning Energy Team of the Year title at 2 previous Scottish Legal Awards.

Omar is a founding member of the Scottish Ethnic Minorities Lawyers Association (SEMLA) which was launched in 2017 with the support of the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates. SEMLA focuses on the networking and support of ethnic minority lawyers and law students in Scotland.

Memberships

Omar is a founding member of the Scottish Ethnic Minorities Lawyers Association (SEMLA) which was launched in 2017 with the support of the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates. SEMLA focuses on the networking and support of ethnic minority lawyers and law students in Scotland.

Education

LLB (Hons) Dip LP NP

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy (excluding oil and gas)

(Leading individuals)

Omar AliHarper Macleod LLP

Harper Macleod LLP is home to distinct expertise in respect of nature-based solutions to climate change, namely renewable energy, forestry planning, peatland restoration and farming practice changes. Practice head David Bone also regularly acts for developers, landowners and planning authorities on renewable developments and is supported by Omar Ali, a specialist in the sale, acquisition and due diligence of major energy projects.