Expertise

Uzma is an Associate in the Infrastructure, Projects and Energy team. She qualified in August 2021 after undertaking a training contract at Kennedys in which she focused on healthcare related matters. She then joined DAC Beachcroft as a Healthcare Regulatory lawyer before joining Addleshaw Goddard in August 2022. Since joining the firm, Uzma has advised and provided support for a range of transport, energy and infrastructure clients.

Uzma's experience includes:

  • Drafting project documents (including supply of good and services agreements and playbooks) pertaining to the construction and maintenance of a polyhalite mine;
  • Providing regulatory advice in relation to the certification of green hydrogen in the UK and how this translates to suppliers being eligible for government support under the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation scheme;
  • Advising  on the PEC (Protected Energy Company) administration regime under the Energy Act 2004;
  • Advising a District Heating Network on the implications of step-in arrangements similar to that of a Supplier of Last Resort; and  
  • With the rest of the AG team, providing support for the Department of Transport's in-house legal team on various issues relating to National Rail Contracts with Franchisees and Service Contracts with subsidiaries of OLR Holdings. This includes providing advice relating to breach and enforcement notices, key contracts and contract variations.
Education
  • Birmingham City University – Law (2016)
  • The University of Law – LPC LLM Professional Legal Practice (2017)