Alex Clayton#909

Alex Clayton

Alex started her career in London, training at Baker & McKenzie LLP. Since joining Addleshaw Goddard's Infrastructure, Projects and Energy team in 2015, Alex has specialised in the energy and utilities sector, particularly in the electricity and downstream gas markets. Recent successes include:

  • advising SSE on the roll out of the next tranche of SSE's smart meter deployment programme, which will see 2.7 million meters installed in homes and small businesses in line with the government's ambitious implementation strategy;
  • acting for Scotia Gas Networks Limited on its flagship Gas to the West project, comprising new gas transmission and distribution infrastructure in the West of Northern Ireland; and
  • advising NIE Networks Limited on the implementation of contestability in the Northern Ireland electricity distribution market.
Contributed to


Gas to grid (biomethane) projects
Gas to grid (biomethane) projects
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an introduction to the production of biomethane (a form of biogas and also known as ‘green gas’ in light of its renewable nature). The Practice Note included details of biomethane’s common uses and an overview of the injection of biomethane into the Great Britain (GB) gas grid. It also includes an examination of the funding options available for biomethane projects, an outline of key GB regulation and applicable industry codes; an examination of the GB market and grid connection process for biomethane; and examples of gas to grid biomethane projects.

Practice Area


  • Consulting Editorial Board

Qualified Year

  • 2011


  • College of Law, Moorgate, LPC (2007-08) (Distinction)
  • University College London, LLB Law and French Law (2003-07) (First)

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