Ben is a Legal Director in our specialist Energy Team and has extensive private practice and senior in-house experience (including secondment to Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks' legal team). He provides regulatory, corporate and commercial advice across a broad range of energy-related matters.  He has particular expertise in renewable energy projects and the development of the electricity generation, transmission and distribution systems.


Ben's experience includes advising: 

  • Octopus Energy on its acquisition of Co-Op Energy.
  • Scotia Gas Networks on its strategic joint venture with J Murphy & Son Limited.
  • SSE Thermal on the sale of 50% of its stake in the Slough Multifuel energy from waste project to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.
  • Northern Ireland Electricity Networks on regulatory matters in respect to transmission and distribution networks.
  • Equitix on a number of energy project acquisitions, including a biomass fuelled district heat network.
  • National Grid Engineering & Consultancy Services on its standard form contracts.
  • Barnsley Metropolitan and Leeds City councils on district heat networks.