Claire is an experienced energy lawyer with over 10 years in the industry having specialised early in her career.

She acts 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 law. She has also been involved in purchase and sale of assets within the secondary market and completing due diligence.

Claire also has experience in all aspects of real estate and can turn her hand to complex developments and deliver work in a timely and pragmatic way.

Living Brodies' values

Claire is committed to working collaboratively and ensuring her colleagues work innovatively with ambition and forward thinking.

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  • Draws on invaluable insights experience gained from completing a 6 month secondment to one of the major utility.
  • Enjoys helping young people prepare for the world of work as a Career Ready mentor.
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  • Recognised in The Legal 500 UK 2024 as a 'Rising Star' in Scotland in the area of Energy (excluding oil and gas).