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Simone is an environmental law specialist and is head of LexisPSL Environment.

Simone moved to LexisNexis from Clyde & Co where she trained. Whilst at Clyde & Co Simone gained experience in contentious work, including large scale arbitrations, private claims and regulatory breaches, and a variety of non-contentious issues. Some of her experience includes the EU Emissions Trading System, the domestic Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, environmental due diligence, Energy Performance Certificates, permitting requirements and contaminated land.

Simone has written a number of articles, which have been published in various journals and is a trustee of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA).
 
Andrea is a Professional Support Lawyer at LexisNexis, specialising in environmental law. She has a background in contaminated land and environmental insurance, and a Masters degree in waste management. She qualified in 1997 at Browne Jacobson and later worked in the Environment and Planning team at SJ Berwin, before moving in house to work as Senior Solicitor at Certa (UK) Ltd. More recently Andrea has worked as a legal consultant, completing projects for blue chip companies. Andrea is an active member of the UK Environmental Law Association.
Kisha is a paralegal in the LexisPSL Energy and Environment teams. She graduated with a degree in English Literature and worked in academic publishing, before undertaking the GDL at BPP University. Kisha subsequently completed an LLM in Energy and Natural Resources with Distinction from Queen Mary University of London. Kisha has a keen interest in the energy transition and is a research associate and contributing author for the Energy Law Institute (ELI). Kisha is a future trainee solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Partner at Simmons & Simmons

Samantha is a journalist at LexisNexis with over four year's experience in legal publishing. She has a blog, ‘Green Heart’, on which she promotes a plastic-free lifestyle and writes fiction in her spare time, which has been published. She specialises in feature-style and analytical news articles, with a particular interest in environmental law, arts and heritage, and women’s rights.

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29 Mar 2019

A round up of key developments in the energy sector covered by Lexis®PSL Energy this week.  Capacity Market and balancing services What does the future...

29 Mar 2019

Energy analysis: Anna Sweeney, senior knowledge lawyer in the infrastructure, projects and energy team at Addleshaw Goddard, outlines the government’s latest...

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On 13 March 2019, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the Spring Statement 2019. As part of this, he announced that further planning reforms would...

15 Mar 2019

The HM Treasury has announced that the government is introducing a series of initiatives to tackle climate change and deliver clean growth, preserving the planet for...

15 Mar 2019

The third Contracts for Difference allocation round (AR3) will commence on 29 May 2019.AR3 will only be open to less established technologies, which for the first time...

15 Mar 2019

Environment analysis: As part of a series exploring the ‘blockchain boom’, David Brennan, partner and co-chair of global tech at Gowling WLG, considers how...

15 Mar 2019

Energy analysis: As part of a series exploring the ‘blockchain boom’, Adam Brown, managing practice development lawyer in the energy, transport and...

14 Mar 2019

In our March 2019 podcast, Chris Badger and Mark Davies of 6 Pump Court take us through:-          Continued scrutiny of the...

1 Mar 2019

In Freeborn v Marcal [2019] EWHC 454 (TCC) the Technology and Construction Court held that an architect had negligently produced a design which had not met...

19 Feb 2019

In this second podcast of 2019, Mark Davies and Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court discuss the Clean Air Strategy 2019, hot topics in the relationship between investment...

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Energy weekly highlights - 29 March 2019
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A round up of key developments in the energy sector covered by Lexis®PSL Energy this week.  Capacity Market and balancing services What does the future...

What does the future look like for the Capacity Market?
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Energy analysis: Anna Sweeney, senior knowledge lawyer in the infrastructure, projects and energy team at Addleshaw Goddard, outlines the government’s latest...

Government announces further planning reform alongside Spring Statement 2019
Built Environment

On 13 March 2019, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the Spring Statement 2019. As part of this, he announced that further planning reforms would...

Spring Statement 2019: Government introduces climate change initiatives
Built Environment

The HM Treasury has announced that the government is introducing a series of initiatives to tackle climate change and deliver clean growth, preserving the planet for...

Contract For Difference: Allocation Round Three – are you ready?
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The third Contracts for Difference allocation round (AR3) will commence on 29 May 2019.AR3 will only be open to less established technologies, which for the first time...

The blockchain boom—tackling environmental issues
Built Environment

Environment analysis: As part of a series exploring the ‘blockchain boom’, David Brennan, partner and co-chair of global tech at Gowling WLG, considers how...

The blockchain boom—driving efficiency in the energy sector
Built Environment

Energy analysis: As part of a series exploring the ‘blockchain boom’, Adam Brown, managing practice development lawyer in the energy, transport and...

LexisPSL Environment News Podcast – March 2019
Built Environment

In our March 2019 podcast, Chris Badger and Mark Davies of 6 Pump Court take us through:-          Continued scrutiny of the...

Duties and obligations of architects - a useful summary
Built Environment

In Freeborn v Marcal [2019] EWHC 454 (TCC) the Technology and Construction Court held that an architect had negligently produced a design which had not met...

LexisPSL Environment News Podcast - February 2019
Built Environment

In this second podcast of 2019, Mark Davies and Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court discuss the Clean Air Strategy 2019, hot topics in the relationship between investment...

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