Richard Hill is a senior contracts and energy lawyer based in London. He focuses, and has over 20 years of experience, in construction and construction-related matters and other commercial contracts within the energy sector as well as property development and social infrastructure.
Richard has worked on a wide variety of energy and related assets advising governments, developers as well as corporates on procurement strategies and contracts and investors and lenders on projects while development or operation.
Over recent years, Richard has worked predominantly on power generation projects of all types in the UK and North and Sub-Saharan Africa ranging from solar, biomass and onshore and offshore wind projects and CHP projects to transmission assets and large hydro and coal fired power stations as well as matters in the energy and social infrastructure sectors.
His most recent experience covers new build as well as refurbishment projects and advice on strategies, settlements and contract restructurings for projects which have run into significant problems.
He is a member of the City of London Solicitors construction committee and as well as drafting template and bespoke forms of contracts, has written various articles on the forms of contracts commonly used for the construction of power projects and pipelines.
While the world absorbed the outcome of the US presidential election on November 9, 2016, the UK Government finally published plans for the second allocation round (AR2) for Contracts for Difference (CfD) which is now planned to start in April 2017..
November 21, 2016
This briefing is a summary of some of the potential issues arising in the construction of solar projects in Africa..
June 30, 2015
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) on the NOOR PV I Programme which is part of Morocco's successful solar vision. .
November 23, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Dagenham Dock Ltd (DDL), a subsidiary of Europa Real Estate IV S.a.r.l. on its purchase of a former Ford stamping and tooling site at Dagenham, Essex from the Ford Motor Company..
June 14, 2016