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Discussion of contractual challenges on renewable energy project developments

  • Legal Development 15 October 2021 15 October 2021
  • UK & Europe

Watch a recording of the Clyde & Co led panel at the OGUK Legal Conference 2021, which explored and discussed the legal/contractual challenges faced by in-house counsel on renewable energy project developments.

Topics of discussion included:

  • The contrasting risk allocation and liability and indemnity regimes between traditional “oil and gas” contracts and “construction/renewables” contracts

  • The FIDIC v LOGIC debate

  • What are the lessons for in-house counsel from some of the recent renewables decisions of the courts, such as the Supreme Court decision in MT Højgaard A/S v E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Limited

  • Change orders and variations – a step change in contract management 

  • Pitfalls and top tips in drafting, negotiating and managing renewables contract

This panel session was chaired by David Leckie, Partner, Clyde & Co, with speakers:

  • Fiona Parkin QC, Atkin Chambers

  • Paul Buckingham, Keating Chambers

  • Mary-Anne Roff, Partner, Clyde & Co

  • Mark Walsh, Partner, Clyde & Co


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