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Justin Butt


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Justin is an experienced energy partner who provides advice in respect of the acquisition/sale/funding/refinancing of renewable energy projects on behalf of developers, landowners, funders and community benefit societies. Justin has been involved in over 600 energy matters over the last 6 years since qualifying as a solicitor in January 2012.

Justin’s work covers the following technologies: solar, wind, hydro, grid and marine energy. His experience includes:

  • drafting and negotiating commercial options and leases
  • undertaking due diligence on renewable energy projects
  • drafting and negotiating direct agreements
  • drafting and negotiating wayleaves and easements
  • drafting and negotiating power purchase agreements
  • advice in respect of issues with grid availability
  • advice in relation to funding issues of renewable energy projects

Before qualifying at Stephens Scown, Justin worked as part of the Green Team (renewables) at EDF Energy, building up a broad experience of the renewable energy sector. Justin has a LLB law degree and has undertaken the legal practice course.

Justin has been awarded the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Galileo Master Certificate and is currently studying a part time masters in Offshore Renewable Energy.

Outside of work, Justin enjoys football, gym, surfing, golf, music and travelling.

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