Claire Reid
Managing Associate
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Claire is a Managing Associate in Brodies’ real estate team and has a wide range of experience in renewable energy projects.

Claire has acted on behalf of landowner and developer clients in various renewable energy projects, primarily wind and hydro developments with some AD work. This has included the preparation and negotiation of options and leases as well as reporting on the terms of existing agreements, preparing certificates of title for lenders and borrowers and reporting on complex title issues. In particular Claire has been involved in one of the largest windfarms in Scotland dealing with all aspects such as title examination, dealing with ransom strips, negotiating leases and crofting issues. Claire has also been involved in purchase and sale of assets within the secondary market.

Claire has completed a 6 month secondment to one of the major utility companies giving her an insight into the commercial aspects of renewables’ projects and the pressures of regulatory and budgetary concerns of a plc.

Claire is recommended in The Legal 500, 2017 as one of 6 Next Generation Lawyers in Scotland in the area of Energy (excluding oil and gas).