Our Experience

We have been actively involved in a diverse range of energy projects for over 30 years, and are proud to be one of the strongest energy teams in Scotland.

Our expertise is principally focused around renewable energy development and management. We advise on:

  • Procurement
  • Regulatory matters
  • Property rights and options (Scottish and English)
  • Planning and consents
  • Environmental issues
  • Finance
  • Tax
  • Infrastructure
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Grid connection
  • Contract negotiation, including EPC and supply and maintenance contracts
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Dispute resolution

Our clients include:

  • International engineering and project management companies
  • Wind/solar energy firms
  • Electricity companies
  • Renewable power companies
  • Wind farm development companies
  • Major national utility companies
  • Waste management companies
  • Transport organisations
  • Construction and infrastructure firms
  • Banks and financial services institutions
  • "The team have advised us on a variety of matters including complex acquisition projects, commercial contracts and employment law."

    Legal 500
  • "We were given access to MacRoberts' bid support team who helped us win a key contract, which has been transformational to our business."

    Legal 500
  • "Being given not only legal support, but also business support, really sets MacRoberts apart from other lawyers with whom we have worked in the past."

    Legal 500
  • "They have a high level of experience on land agreements for wind farms in Scotland. We value their expertise in this area."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They have been outstanding. The approach is very business-oriented, making us aware of risks and how to tackle them."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They have become real partners providing valuable input."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Victoria McMurray is a really intelligent and unflappable young lawyer."

    Paul Richards, Together Energy
  • “Innovative, collaborative, pioneering and approachable, MacRoberts’ Energy & Natural Resources team has in-depth knowledge of both the challenges and opportunities facing clients in this sector – and the practical know-how to meet them.”

    Nick Jones, Head of Energy & Natural Resources
  • "Gillian Campbell is pragmatic, knowledgeable and patient throughout challenging transactions."

    Legal 500
  • "Michael Kelly and his team at MacRoberts have been brilliant. Michael is the most insightful and commercial advisor I have ever encountered and he is supported by a superb team. They were absolutely first class, and much more than I could have expected from my law firm."

    Paul Richards, Together Energy

Renewable Energy

Our lawyers assist clients with onshore wind projects, hydro and solar energy, and biomass, providing advice and insight into insider knowledge and practical know-how.

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