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Freeths welcomes Deborah Harvey to lead energy offering in the North

Freeths welcomes Deborah Harvey to lead energy offering in the North


Deborah brings over 14 years of specialised experience in the energy sector, having led Osborne Clarke's international Energy Innovation Group in London

ecognised as a "Next Generation Partner" by the Legal 500, Deborah is known for her proficiency in route-to-market arrangements, asset optimisation, and corporate power purchase agreements. She also has a keen interest in energy innovation, including the intersection of energy and mobility. Her expertise encompasses clean energy transactions, agreements, and regulation, with a particular focus on renewable energy generation technology.

At Freeths, Deborah will play a pivotal role in developing the firm's energy offering and collaborating with the national team to expand the practice in the North. Her appointment underscores Freeths' commitment to providing comprehensive legal support in the evolving energy landscape.

Commenting on the appointment, Freeths Managing Partner of the North, John May, emphasised Deborah's wealth of experience and its significance in meeting the firm's strategic objectives amidst unprecedented growth in Northern offices.

Iain Bowler, Commercial Partner, highlighted Deborah's renowned capabilities and their potential to strengthen Freeths' leading clean energy, waste, and sustainability practice. He cited recent projects, such as advising SmartParc on a low-carbon energy solution for a major food production and distribution hub in Derby, as examples of the firm's commitment to innovative clean energy solutions.

Expressing her enthusiasm, Deborah Harvey expressed her excitement about joining Freeths and leveraging the firm's accelerated growth and impressive client base to further her work in the clean energy sector. She looks forward to collaborating with Freeths' talented team of lawyers to deliver value to clients.

Deborah's appointment signals Freeths' dedication to enhancing its energy sector capabilities and delivering exceptional legal services to clients across the North and beyond.