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Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Commercial Property


Laurence Lacey is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors’ Bristol Commercial Property team specialising in development, regeneration and renewable energy.

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South West > Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy, project finance and PFI

Clarke Willmott LLP regularly acts for a number of engineering, procurement and construction contractors, assisting them with domestic and international projects relating to energy and natural resources. Spread across the firm’s South West offices, the team is led by Priscilla Hall, who also spearheads the firm’s construction practice and is well versed in renewable energy projects. The advisory offering of Laurence Lacey covers the property aspects of energy projects across technologies, including biogas, waste to energy, solar and wind. Bethan Evans and Hayley Steel are further key contacts. Zoe Stollard left the firm in March 2022.

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: Bristol

Taking a ‘collaborative and responsive approach’, Clarke Willmott LLP advises clients on the full spectrum of real estate asset classes. The firm sports a specialism in telecoms, where it acts almost exclusively for landowners, and counts retail, the public sector, as well as the housebuilding sector amongst its key areas of focus. Simon Day leads the practice and is the key contact for investment and landlord and tenant financing matters. Beverley Pike handles the full range of commercial property work, while Philip Thompson focuses on the housebuilding sector. Laurence Lacey, whose offering includes development, regeneration and energy projects, is noted for his ‘willingness to work collaboratively’.