Ross advises on a variety of transactional matters with a particular focus on renewable energy, infrastructure and defence work. His clients include a wide range of stakeholders including funders/investors, developers and contractors across a range of projects including complicated, bespoke and/or international structures.

Ross has gained experience in-house on secondment with UPS, based in their European headquarters in Brussels. During this time, Ross was responsible for all legal matters arising within UK, Ireland & the Nordics.

Prior to joining Burges Salmon, Ross was a lawyer at an international law firm specialising in marine, energy and international trade matters, where he had a specific interest in offshore renewable projects.

Ross is involved in various internal boards and committees including several Key Account Programmes (covering both private sector energy clients and public sector clients), the Hydrogen working group, the BeEngaged Committee (Burges Salmon’s CSR committee) and the Built Environment Sector group.

  • Advised a contractor on a preliminary contract for the supply of electrolysers to the NEOM green hydrogen project in Saudia Arabia, the world’s largest green hydrogen project.
  • Advised an international JV in respect of a suite of contracts for the construction and operation of a state of the art wind turbine manufacturing facility in Scotland, set to be the UK’s largest offshore wind tower facility. This included negotiation of several multi-million pound sales contracts to global wind turbine engineering and operating companies.
  • Advised a major UK Government department on the restructuring and re-procurement of its facility management services across a substantial UK property portfolio (c. £300 million). The project involved various mechanisms to call off different work packages and a multi-layered pain/gain share mechanism to ensure sufficient incentivisation to meet government KPIs.
  • Advised on several solar portfolios in respect of their engineering, procurement, design and construction aspects, as well as the subsequent O&M structure.
  • Advised a major energy provider & operator in relation to marine construction aspects of a 450MW offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
  • Advised a major energy provider in respect of an extensive O&M Framework Agreement to be used across the client’s 22 UK windfarms.