Sandy Abrahams specialises in clean and low carbon energy projects and UK climate change legislation. She has worked on a wide range of renewable energy deals, including acting on the development of the first utility scale wind farm in the Middle East, advising on utility scale solar farms in Jordan and working on a number of the UK’s largest, low carbon district heating schemes. Sandy advises on the full range of project documents required for clean and low carbon energy development providing strategic legal advice to a wide range of clients including the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA), Total Solar, Lend Lease, Enfield Council, Metropolitan Homes, Pure Leapfrog, Community Energy Scotland and Open Utility.
She is also actively involved in policy development, giving evidence at select committees and at government working parties, assisting representative bodies of community energy groups and helping industry to develop transformational models encouraging local energy generation and supply.
“Sandy is thorough, professional and practical. She has a wealth of energy sector experience and is always able to communicate in plain English – a quality that shouldn’t be underestimated. We work with her closely and she is a valuable part of our team.” (James Johnston, CEO, Open Utility).
Before co-founding the specialist renewable energy firm Lux Nova Partners, Sandy was a partner in the Climate Change & Energy team at Temple Bright LLP, having previously worked at Nabarro LLP for seven years.
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EducationPost-grad: Legal Practice Course (Commendation), College of Law, LondonUnder-grad: BA (Hons) Law (2.1), University of Cambridge 2001-2005
MembershipsCommunity Energy EnglandDECC Working Party on Local Energy SupplyLegal Response InitiativeCommons Select Committee on Climate ChangeAssociation for Decentralised EnergyUK Environmental Law AssociationUKELA Climate Change Working PartyPower for the PeopleWild Law