Market leading energy team appoints new partner

Law firm Bevan Brittan has boosted its energy and resource team with the recruitment of an experienced energy and infrastructure lawyer.

Rupert Lugg will be based in the firm’s Bristol office and work on projects across the country.

Rupert is the group’s seventh appointment in 18 months and joins the market leading team as a Partner.  He brings extensive experience of Net Zero, decarbonisation and transport projects.

Rupert has particular expertise in delivering innovative energy and transport projects which meet client Net Zero objectives.

This includes electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, district heating, green hydrogen and renewable energy projects.  Most recently Rupert advised a client on the Celtic Interconnector project, a multi-million Euro energy project designed to aggregate energy supply between Ireland and France.

Nadeem Arshad, head of the energy and resource management group, said:  “Rupert’s experience is a perfect addition to our team and clients. His in-depth knowledge of EV infrastructure, transport decarbonisation and new sectors such as green hydrogen, hugely complements our existing areas of strength.

“We’ve never been busier, and have seen increased demand for our expertise in solar farms, battery storage, district heating, energy efficiency and energy from waste. Our team is advising both public and private sector clients on some of the most significant projects in these sectors, such as some of the largest new solar farm developments in the UK.”

Rupert’s appointment is the latest in a series of new hires to the team. Over the last 18 months, seven new lawyers have joined the group and which include partner Harriet Murray Jones a leading renewable energy and property law specialist.



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