Reed Smith LLP

Climate Change Department

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What the team is known for Respected for its broad worldwide presence, including Europe, Asia and the USA. Works on carbon trading and other emissions-related matters, including assisting public sector bodies and private companies on policies and schemes. Possesses considerable experience on renewable energy projects, as well as advising on clean power procurement and green fund structuring. Additionally active on significant mergers and acquisitions within the sector.

Work highlights Instructed by International Emissions Trading Association to draft the latest version of its emissions trading documentation for the next phase of the EU emissions trading scheme.

Notable practitioners

The "extremely competent" Peter Zaman maintains his position as one of the eminent practitioners in the climate change field. He is regarded as one of the top choices of counsel for policy drafting and emissions trading, with strong experience carbon financing and green bonds. He operates out of Singapore and is praised by sources as a "very personable and knowledgeable lawyer."