Overview

Camilla specialises in corporate advice, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, as well as co-operatives and alternative structures.

She acts for a wide range of UK and international clients, including public and private companies, partnerships, co-ops and private individuals.

She is a core member of the firm's energy and utilities team, which gives her a much deeper understanding of the issues facing businesses operating in this area. She also has particular expertise in community energy.

During 2019 our transactional energy lawyers completed 34 clean M&A deals with an aggregate deal value of over £360m, making us the most active clean energy M&A team over the last 7 years (by deal volume) according to Clean Energy Pipeline’s annual global league tables.

Experience
  • Advising Marks and Spencer on establishing M&S Energy Society – a ground-breaking collaboration to fund the installation of solar panels on M&S stores, including on the corporate structuring and public offer which allowed its customers and the wider public to invest into the scheme. This led to the team winning Energy & Infrastructure Team of the Year in 2016.
  • Advising a major European utility on its acquisition of a consented Northern Irish wind farm (approx. 45MW) and on its subsequent sale for £163m, as well as on its equity investment into two Scottish wind farms (totalling approx. 200MW), including documenting the joint development arrangements for their build out.
  • Advising Metka EGN on its acquisition of a 50MW subsidy free ground-mounted solar PV project.
  • Advising US quoted yieldco, TerraForm Power Inc., on multiple solar acquisitions to build a substantial portfolio of projects with a combined installed capacity of approx. 185MW.
  • Advising energy storage business Zenobe Energy on separate cornerstone equity investments by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, Jera Co. Inc. and Tepco Power Grid Inc. 
  • Advising on a wide range of Community Energy projects including M&A, corporate structuring and equity fundraisings for Ripple Energy, Westmill Solar, Resilient Energy, Gower Power and Awel Aman Tawe.

What others say...

She is very sensible and easy to work with.

Chambers 2021