Ireland has ambitious plans in place to become a
world leader in renewable energy.
According to the Department of Communications, Climate Action &
Environment, under the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive, the goal is for 40% of
electricity consumed in Ireland to be from renewable sources by 2020; one of
the most demanding such targets globally; this is known as the Renewable Energy
At Lavelle Partners, we are determined to play a
significant role in achieving this ambitious goal, by advising and representing
organisations backing and funding renewable energy projects in Ireland. And in doing so, we aim to be one of the
leading renewable and solar energy law firms in Ireland.
Our renewable and solar energy Solicitors can
assist with any of the following project technologies:
- Bio Energy
Such projects will make an exciting and positive
contribution to the economic prosperity of Ireland while helping to protect our
environment and forge towards a more sustainable future for us all.
Our renewable energy legal services
Lavelle Partners can advise and represent in a
wide range of renewable energy projects, for all stakeholders, including banks,
State entities, private developers, construction firms, and maintenance
companies. Our Solicitors can assist
- Advising in relation to regulatory and
compliance requirements for planning permission, environment law, and in
accordance with the Commission for Regulation of Utilities.
- Advising on renewable energy project financing –
for borrowers and lenders
- Drafting contracts between parties involved in
renewable energy projects – including supply agreements, maintenance
agreements/service contracts, power purchase agreements, financing agreements,
and construction contracts.
- Due diligence and risk assessments
- Grid transfers
- Handling contestability arrangements
- Land acquisition (including conditional
contracts and option agreements)
- Licensing in relation to the wholesale single
- Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff matters
Because this is a fast-moving field of law, with
political, social, and economic developments on a daily basis, our team of
renewable energy lawyers are committed to keeping fully up to date with the
latest environmental and renewable energy legislation, regulations, and case
Why Choose Lavelle Partners for renewable energy projects?
- Our property law team, led by Head of Property,
Nicola Walsh, has a wealth of practical knowledge and experience in relation to
renewable energy projects in Ireland. We
are business people at heart and will work tirelessly to ensure your business
interests are represented and goals achieved.
- As a full-service law firm, our renewable energy
Solicitors can tap into the combined resources of our other legal teams,
including in the areas of taxation, planning, corporate and commercial and
- We are personally invested in our clients’
success. As such, we help you tackle
problems and capitalise on opportunities swiftly. If a conventional solution does not achieve
your objectives, we will challenge it, disrupting conventional ways of thinking
to create a result that works for you.
- When it comes to making decisions, our experience and knowledge give us
the confidence to make decisions quickly, a crucial factor in renewable energy
For further information on how we
can help you with renewable energy projects in Ireland, please contact Lavelle
Partners in confidence on (01) 644 5800.