Brian Farrell

Partner, Head of Commercial and Head of the Energy & Resource Management Sector


Brian is a Partner and head of the Commercial Team and Head of the Energy & Resource Management sector.

Brian has significant experience advising clients on sub-contracts, service contracts, EPC contracts, joint venture arrangements, corporate governance and M&A arrangements.

Brian is recognised as a Leader in his field by Legal 500.

Relevant experience

  • Pennon: Lead adviser to the Pennon on the acquisition of Bristol Water for £814m.
  • Lakeside Energy from Waste: Lead adviser on the possible relocation of the 440ktpa energy from waste facility west of London.
  • Funds/Sponsors: Advising on numerous investments (as lead equity investor) including the acquisitions, sales and developments of energy from waste/biomass, Anaerobic Digestion and solar projects.
  • Developer: Advising a national commercial developer on the establishment of its Energy Service Company, with related power purchase / sharing agreements.
  • Viridor: Lead adviser in respect of a Polymers recycling plant including the cross border contracts (USA, France, Singapore) for the trading of recycled polymers.
  • Urbaser S.A.: Advising Urbaser S.A. in respect of their bid for the Malta EFW Project (based on UK PFI standards).

Awards and Accreditations

Legal 500 Leading Individual 2024

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