National law firm Bevan Brittan has boosted its Energy & Resource Management Group with the recruitment of an experienced energy and infrastructure lawyer.

Rupert Lugg, the Group’s seventh appointment in 18 months, joins the market leading team as a Partner.  He brings extensive experience of Net Zero, decarbonisation and transport projects.

Rupert has particular expertise in delivering innovative energy and transport projects which meet client Net Zero objectives.  This includes electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, district heating, green hydrogen and renewable energy projects.  Most recently Rupert advised a client on the Celtic Interconnector project, a multi-million Euro energy project designed to aggregate energy supply between Ireland and France.

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Welcoming Rupert Lugg to Bevan Brittan, Nadeem Arshad, Head of the Energy & Resource Management Group, commented:

Rupert’s experience is a perfect addition to our team and clients. His in-depth knowledge of EV infrastructure, transport decarbonisation and new sectors such as green hydrogen, hugely complements our existing areas of strength”

It has been a period of significant growth for the Energy & Resource Management Group, as Nadeem Arshad explains:

We’ve never been busier, and have seen increased demand for our expertise in solar farms, battery storage, district heating, energy efficiency and energy from waste. Our team is advising both public and private sector clients on some of the most significant projects in these sectors, such as some of the largest new solar farm developments in the UK.”

Rupert’s appointment is the latest in a series of new hires to the Energy & Resource Management Group. Over the last 18 months, seven new lawyers have joined the Group and which includes Partner Harriet Murray Jones a leading renewable energy and property law specialist.

The Energy & Resource Management Group is recognised for its industry-leading expertise in the legal directories. Client testimonials in the 2023 edition of the Legal 500 include:

The team comprises genuine leaders in their field. Its energy practice in particular is market leading. Individuals within the team go the extra mile to really ingratiate themselves within our business team and working with them is good fun.”

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