Eversheds Sutherland

Energy & Natural Resources Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Notable work in emerging markets, including the Middle East and Africa. Offers a range of experience in alternative energy work as well as power issues. Expertise includes project development, disputes and corporate matters. Additionally advises on the regulatory and commercial contracting aspects of power projects as well as major offshore wind farm and solar developments. Represents a wide array of clients, including corporates, developers and funds. Also equipped to advise on interconnector projects and nuclear sector matters.

Strengths Clients remark: "The firm is very experienced in renewable energy deals and is very good at handling the related commercial issues."

Interviewees describe the lawyers as "very calm, pragmatic, tenacious and open to looking at things differently."

Work highlights Acted for Glennmont Partners on its acquisition of the 211 MW Piiparinmäki wind farm in Finland from Ilmatar Energy.

Advised National Grid and Energinet on the drafting and negotiation of a joint ownership and operating agreement for a 760 km interconnector between the UK and Denmark.

Notable practitioners


Michelle Davies
serves as the international head of the firms clean energy and sustainability group, in addition to maintaining a strong corporate-focused practice. She enjoys an excellent reputation for her work on M&A transactions in the renewable energy sector, particularly in the Nordic market.
"She offered us great help and it was a pleasure to work with her."


Stephen Hill
is adept at assisting clients with the acquisition of renewable energy assets, particularly solar and wind assets. He regularly advises on transactions involving energy developments in Latin America, as well as domestic projects.
"His standout points are his pragmatism and availability. He has very much proven himself to be a reliable counsel."