Burges Salmon LLP

Ross Fairley

Current View:
Also ranked in:

This content is provided by Ross Fairley.

Practice Areas

Specialist in environmental and renewable energy projects. Covers areas such as wind, wave and tidal, low carbon transport, biomass, energy storage, solar and biofuels. On environment, covers all aspects of regulation and particularly contaminated land and environmental enforcement.


Trained Allen & Overy, admitted a solicitor 1993; partner 2001. Joined Burges Salmon as partner in 2004. Regularly speaks on environmental and renewable energy matters.

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales; Scottish and Northern Irish qualified; Renewable UK, Scottish Renewables; United Kingdom Environmental Law Association.


Legal editor of Tolley's 'Environmental Law and Procedures Management', Gee’s ‘Environmental Risk Manager’ and ‘Premises Health and Safety’.


Educated at Leicester University (1990 LLB). Keen amateur artist and other leisure interests include sports (particularly hockey and cricket), driving an old Austin Healey 'Frogeye' Sprite, renovating a Morris Cowley 'flatnose'.