Davidson Chalmers Stewart appoints Steven McAllister and Chala McKenna
Davidson Chalmers Stewart has appointed two senior lawyers to its environment, waste and renewables team.
Steven McAllister has joined the team as an associate, having previously worked at the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, Renewable Energy Systems. Mr McAllister has a wealth of commercial experience and is joining the team’s renewable energy practice dealing with developers, landowners and investors across the sector.
Chala McKenna joined the team as a senior solicitor and will support the firms private and public sector client base on all environmental issues including regulation, enforcement compliance, and waste management policy. Ms McKenna previously worked for six years as an in-house solicitor at SEPA and brings significant environmental experience from a regulatory perspective.
Laura Tainsh, lead partner in the environment, waste and renewables team. said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Chala and Steven to the firm. They both bring valuable but different in-house experience which will further strengthen our team and provide a new perspective which will be invaluable to our clients.
“These appointments underline our focus on attracting specialist experts into the firm to develop existing high growth sectors. They also highlight the continued investment into the environment and renewable energy practice areas within the firm which are going from strength to strength.”