Practice Areas

The UK Hydrogen Strategy: an overview

With the Climate Change Act 2008 (through the Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order) placing a duty on the Secretary of State to ensure the UK achieves net zero by 2050, the development and implementation of new forms of low carbon renewable energy, which can assist the UK in achieving its ambitious goals, are ever more important.

Nottingham – creating a sustainable city

Nottingham is set to become an international beacon for green development as it undergoes a multi-billion-pound transformation. But how will this benefit business?

Ofgem GC returns to Pinsent Masons

Ofgem’s former GC Euan McVicar has moved back to Pinsent Masons after eight years in-house.  McVicar joins as senior climate adviser in the firm’s climate change mitigation and sustainability team, having served as GC at Ofgem for two years. He moved to the energy regulator from Green Investment Group, where he served as GC between […]

Navigating the Jersey M&A landscape

This is the first of a series of three articles, each dealing with topics to be considered when buying, selling and/or restructuring businesses that have premises and/or people in Jersey to help clients and intermediaries navigate the M&A landscape from a Jersey perspective.

Tech platform Remote appoints general counsel

Former WorldRemit lawyer Sam Ross has returned in-house after a spell at Stephenson Law. Ross has joined business Remote as VP general counsel. After a decade in-house, he moved to boutique Stephenson Law as associate director and head of scaleups last April. Remote is an HR technology platform for international payroll, benefits and compliance. It […]

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Mishcon real estate partner set to depart

Mishcon de Reya is to lose one of its partners to a real estate fund, just days after the move of its international arbitration head was announced. Real estate special situations partner Omega Poole is leaving the firm after almost three years, having joined in 2019 from Brown Rudnick. Poole will become head of capital […]

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Ex-Mishcon partner cross-examined in third day of tribunal showdown

Mishcon’s former head of sports stepped into the hot-seat on the third day of tribunal proceedings, as she was questioned about her involvement in making contested payments made from the firm’s client account. Kicking off cross-examination, James Ramsden QC of 39 Essex Chambers, acting for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, delved into Liz Ellen’s role in […]

Focus on COP26: The future of affordable living

The hosting of COP26 in Glasgow this year shines a spotlight on the UK in relation to sustainability performance, applying more pressure on organisations to demonstrate their green credentials and to encourage the development and usage of sustainable technologies in the race to net zero.