With unrivalled knowledge, Carson McDowell and our energy lawyers are the most active and experienced in the Energy and Renewable sector.
Carson McDowell’s Energy & Renewables team is a market leading team with specialist renewable energy solicitors who are recognised as being at the forefront of their field. Our involvement in the most significant and regionally important energy projects makes us the most active and experienced law firm in the energy sector in Northern Ireland.
Our team brings together dedicated corporate, planning, environment, real estate, regulatory, finance and project lawyers who work closely with our clients to provide expert legal advice relating to matters involving renewable electricity generation across a range of established and new technologies, conventional power generation, energy regulation, energy storage, waste and natural resources.
We have the capability to advise clients on the entire lifecycle of projects - from planning approval, through to site acquisition, construction, financing, operation, maintenance and ultimately their refinancing or sale. We also advise and lead funders and acquirers on some of the most complex and high profile energy deals and transactions.
Our unrivalled experience in the Energy and Renewables sector is reflected in our client base which ranges from on-shore power generators to the electricity network owner in Northern Ireland. We are also regarded as the law firm of choice for London and Dublin firms to provide NI law advice in respect of cross-jurisdictional transactions.
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Advisors to the supply and distribution sides of Firmus Energy across a broad range of areas.
Advise Evermore Developments Limited, which owns and operates a combined heat and power biomass plant in Lisahally, Northern Ireland, on the refinancing of its senior and mezzanine debt.
Provided NI law advice and assistance to Octopus Investments Ltd on its acquisition of eight NI registered SPVs holding a large portfolio of Solar PV installations located in Northern Ireland.
Advised AirCore in relation to its investment in Ireland’s largest EV charging network operator EasyGo to fund an additional 500 Rapid Chargers to its electric vehicle charging network across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Advised SONI Ltd on the largest energy infrastructure project in Northern Ireland involving regionally significant environmental applications for a 34.1km linear development consisting of 102 new electricity pylons, a major new substation and associated works, connecting the grids of Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Advised Northern Ireland Electricity Networks in relation to its applications for a proposed 33kv power line (c39.9km) involving both overhead line and underground cable to provide the electricity supply to the proposed Curraghinalt precious minerals mine in County Tyrone.
— The Legal 500
"Carson McDowell’s expertise and experience in this sector is exceptional. We have worked with them on a number of transactions and found them to be easy to work with and highly efficient."
— Chambers UK
"Neasa is excellent and has a very thorough understanding of our business. She is just an exceptional lawyer who knows the renewable energy space really well."
— Chambers UK
"Carson McDowell is a brilliant firm that is very accommodating and empathetic in terms of understanding our business requirements."