Sarah-Jane is a versatile lawyer with experience on major project delivery across several sectors including energy, waste, transport, water, education and health. She acts for the public sector, developers, contractors, investors and lenders. She guides clients through the early stages of projects on structuring, procurement and finance including 'first of a kind' projects. She also advises on operational projects including sales and refinance.

Her focus in the energy sector is on renewables where she has supported developers, sponsors and banks on windfarms (both onshore and offshore), hydroelectricity, solar, bioenergy and tidal projects. Additionally, she has supported the development of a large number of district heating projects. Sarah-Jane has drafted and negotiated a variety of commercial contracts particularly in the energy and utilities sectors and provides regulatory advice on support schemes and licensing.

Living Brodies' values

Sarah-Jane cares about the projects our clients trust us with and works collaboratively and tirelessly to deliver them.

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  • Regularly participates in working groups as an active member of Scottish Renewables.
  • A member of the Law Society of Scotland's Energy Law Sub-Committee.
  • A key contributor to Brodies' membership of the Energy Law Group.
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  • Ranked by Legal 500 UK 2024 as a Next Generation Partner.
  • Ranked individual for Energy & Natural Resources: Renewables & Alternative Energy – Scotland in Chambers UK 2024.