CMS appoints Chris McGarvey as energy partner

CMS appoints Chris McGarvey as energy partner

Chris McGarvey

International law firm CMS has announced the appointment of energy and renewables specialist Chris McGarvey as a partner in Glasgow.

Mr McGarvey arrives from Pinsent Masons and will join CMS on 1 May.

He has advised on a large number of deals involving electricity generation and transmission, wastewater and waste to energy projects and regulatory compliance work for electricity, gas and water utilities across the UK, Western Europe and sub-Saharan African jurisdictions.

Allan Wernham, CMS managing director in Scotland, said: “We’re delighted Chris is joining us, further underlining CMS as the go-to law firm in Scotland for the energy sector.

“Chris’ appointment follows on swiftly from that of Laura McIntosh who recently joined CMS as a partner in our Corporate team, from Dickson Minto.”

Mr McGarvey added: “CMS enjoys an excellent reputation in the energy and power sector, benefiting from a European network which is of significant scale and long-established.

“I look forward to joining the firm, and harnessing my skills and experience to grow the practice both domestically and internationally.”

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