Gillespie Macandrew

02 Dec, 2011

Gillespie Macandrew add SSE Lawyer to Energy Team


Gillespie Macandrew has made a significant addition to their Energy team by recruiting Hazel Tait from Scottish & Southern Energy. She joins Gillespie Macandrew as a partner on December 1st.


Kirsty Macpherson, the head of Gillespie Macandrew’s Energy, Climate Change & Natural Resources Group, says:


“Hazel’s recruitment is an important one for the firm. She adds to the team’s expertise in renewable energy and, in particular, we welcome her experience in the development of offshore energy projects. Hazel’s skill set compliments those already residing within Gillespie Macandrew’s strong energy practice.


”At Gillespie Macandrew we are involved in advising clients developing a range of energy projects, with a total projected output of 2 gigawatts. Hazel brings an additional dimension with her detailed knowledge and experience of delivering complex projects through development and construction. ”


At Scottish & Southern Energy Hazel Tait has been working on Onshore Wind, Hydro, Wave, Tidal, and Offshore Wind projects, including Rounds 2, 2.5, 3 and Scottish Territorial Waters. She delivers a practical and pragmatic legal service, having an in-depth understanding of the key issues that really matter to a developer. 


Commenting on her move Hazel Tait says:


“I am looking forward to working alongside Kirsty and the team at Gillespie Macandrew, having gained invaluable experience working within one of the industry’s leading players.”

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