TLT has expanded its clean energy team with the appointment of Nick Shenken as clean energy real estate partner. He joins TLT's specialist multi-disciplinary team from Pinsent Masons where he worked for two decades and launched the energy real estate practice in Scotland.
Nick has specialised in clean energy for the last 15 years, working across the whole of the UK and managing transactions involving energy developments internationally.
His experience includes advising clients on all aspects of projects related to generation, distribution and supply of all forms of centralised and decentralised energy, from onshore and offshore wind to solar, biomass and marine power and throughout the project lifecycle.
Maria Connolly, national head of real estate and clean energy at TLT, says: "The UK government has set ambitious targets for the decarbonisation of energy and the industry is gathering momentum in all jurisdictions. We are seeing a lot of innovation – particularly around local clean energy projects; energy storage including co-location and behind-the-meter; energy efficiency; and in the longer term, electric vehicles and their associated infrastructure.
"This is absolutely the right time for us to be investing further in our clean energy services. Nick is an experienced lawyer with an incredible understanding of the market and we are very excited to welcome him to TLT."
Nick Shenken, partner at TLT, says: "It's an exciting time in the sector with some massive opportunities for innovation and disruption. The way energy is produced, distributed, sold and consumed is changing rapidly. New markets, new routes to market, new entrants, technological innovation across the value chain and innovative new business models are emerging as the market transitions.
"TLT is a recognised global leader in this sector and well positioned to support the clean energy market as the industry continues to evolve. I am excited to be joining such a strong team at such a critical point in the development of clean energy solutions across the UK and beyond."
TLT's clean energy team supports businesses in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with domestic and cross-border matters, including clean energy companies and service providers, developers, landowners and commercial energy users, investors and funders. TLT was once again named a leading global adviser by Clean Energy Pipeline earlier this year.