Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints renewables project specialist

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints renewables project specialist

Richard Turnbull

Real estate and renewables specialist Richard Turnbull has joined Shepherd and Wedderburn as a partner, bringing 14 years’ expertise to the firm’s clean energy and real estate teams.

Mr Turnbull, who specialises in the property aspects of energy transactions, has extensive experience working for developers, landowners and funders across onshore and offshore wind, wave and tidal, biomass, solar, hydro and energy from waste developments.

Dual qualified in Scots and English law, Mr Turnbull, who is based in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Edinburgh office, joined from TLT, where he was a partner in the firm’s real estate group. He previously worked at Pinsent Masons, CMS, Burges Salmon and Brodies.

Clare Foster, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s head of clean energy, said: “Attracting a renewables real estate specialist of Richard’s calibre, with the experience he brings across so many clean energy sub-sectors and major projects, will be of major benefit to our clients and reflects the firm’s commitment to cementing our position as a market-leading clean energy practice.”

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