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Strategic hire enhances TLT's renewables offering

National law firm TLT has appointed Simon Williams to join the firm's 21-strong renewables team, strengthening and enhancing the firm's sector expertise. Simon will be based in the firm's Glasgow office.

Simon, who is both English and Scottish qualified, joins from Lafarge UK Services Limited, where he advised on a number of renewables deals including onshore wind, solar, biomass and anaerobic digestion projects. Recently he led a project to develop one of the UK’s first geothermal electricity power generating stations in the North East of England. He has over ten years' commercial, planning and real estate experience advising on transactions throughout the UK.

Maria Connolly, head of TLT's Renewable Energy team says, "We are seeing a growing demand from our renewables clients in Scotland and Simon's appointment is a welcomed asset to TLT's specialist renewables team. I am pleased to welcome him to the team."

TLT has a specialist renewable energy team consisting of legal experts in corporate, project finance, commercial, construction, environment, health & safety, planning and property law. TLT's experts regularly advise on procurement techniques and strategies, project structuring and finance and regulatory issues.

Due to client demand, TLT has a UK-wide presence with the capability to deliver legal advice across all three UK legal jurisdictions - England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Clients have voted TLT the best UK law firm for client service in Legal Week's independently researched Client Satisfaction Report 2012. TLT has also been named National Firm of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2013 acknowledging the firm's strategy and growth in Scotland and Northern Ireland and won Best Managed Firm and won Best Community Engagement at this year's Managing Partners' Forum Awards.

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