With climate change being an ever increasing concern, understanding renewable energy is key to the future success of many of our clients. 

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Hazel Eccles

Hazel Eccles

  • Advising on taking a lease to construct and run a large scale anaerobic digestion facility, including the negotiation of the power purchase agreement and granting an underlease to a national electricity power company to take the supply generated by the facility
  • In preparation for the sale of a farm, dealing with various renewable and environmental issues including water abstraction via a borehole, advising on the terms of onerous environmental schemes and granting a lease for PV solar panels
  • Advice in relation to eco-labelling and other issues in connection with international standards for sustainable fisheries
  • Purchasing semi-industrial land with the benefit of planning permission to build a large scale anaerobic digester
  • Drafting and negotiating overage agreements relating to the potential future extraction of mines and minerals
  • Reserving the right to extract mines and minerals on disposal of land
  • Advising on the property aspects of the supply of water boreholes, such as the creation of easements, water abstraction licences and when such licences may be required
  • Advising a company in relation to alleged pollution from its factory site. Dealing with criminal investigations and representing the company following prosecution