John is a commercial lawyer with over 25 years’ experience in a variety of roles in private practice, the not-for-profit sector and in-house as General Counsel. He advises on a wide range of commercial law.
He was General Counsel at Solarcentury for 15 years, from start-up in the UK to a £200m turnover group active across 4 continents. This gives him a deep knowledge of what it takes to make renewable energy projects commercially successful and what it takes to keep a fast growth company profitable. John has previously worked for Clifford Chance, S J Berwin and was General Counsel at the RSPB for 6 years.
He has particular experience of: renewable energy projects, at utility, commercial and residential scales; construction and supply chain contracts; sales, marketing, distribution and licensing agreements; contract manufacturing and commercialising innovation and joint ventures.