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Bevan Brittan Grows Energy Team with Three New Experts

Bevan Brittan Grows Energy Team with Three New Experts


Bevan Brittan, has expanded its Energy & Resource Management Group by welcoming three new experts into its team

This strategic move comes as the firm witnesses a surge in client demand for guidance on renewable energy and resource management projects, aligning with the UK's drive towards achieving Net Zero emissions.

Led by Nadeem Arshad, the Energy & Resource Management Group at Bevan Brittan has now grown to over 50 lawyers. The recent additions are a response to the escalating need for legal support within the UK's pursuit of sustainability across both public and private sectors.

Among the new recruits is Rob Williams, an accomplished Senior Associate based in Bristol, bringing over a decade of experience in advising private and public sector clients on non-contentious construction matters. His portfolio includes aiding commercial organizations in construction and energy sectors, working with lending institutions, local authorities, and previously serving as in-house legal counsel at the Welsh Assembly.

Joining Rob is Desiree Chong, an Associate in London with a background in infrastructure and projects. Desiree's expertise spans complex transport and renewable energy projects in Australia, advising various stakeholders from government bodies to developers and contractors throughout the project lifecycle.

Completing the trio is Ricardo Johnson, formerly a Legal Counsel at G2 Energy, now serving as a Solicitor at Bevan Brittan. Ricardo brings hands-on experience in grid connection provision, adding depth to the firm's capabilities in the energy sector.

Nadeem Arshad emphasized the increasing significance of Net Zero projects across all organizational sectors and anticipates a continued surge in demand for guidance in various energy markets. He highlighted the importance of the new additions, stating their collective experience will be instrumental in supporting current and future clients' needs.

The Energy & Resource Management Group at Bevan Brittan advises a diverse clientele, including developers, investors, funders, utilities, corporates, and public sector organizations. Their services cover an array of areas within the energy sector, including energy generation, efficiency, innovation, and assisting clients in achieving their Net Zero objectives.

Acknowledged for their industry-leading expertise, the Group's recognition in legal directories showcases their commitment to providing comprehensive and detail-oriented counsel to clients. Testimonials from clients in the 2024 edition of the Legal 500 laud the team's blend of energy sector knowledge, attention to detail, and commitment to projects, underscoring their value to clients navigating complex energy initiatives.