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.
The role of electricity storage within global markets is being explored. Many markets are at a cross-roads brought about by the convergence of innovation, digitisation, reducing technology costs, increased penetrations of intermittent renewable generation and accompanying regulatory change..
February 21, 2018
After one of the longer gestation periods in construction contract history and much publicity surrounding the new suite’s inaugural event, FIDIC launched new editions of the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books..
January 09, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) in relation to the acquisition, by institutional investors advised by JPMAM, of the Infinis Group’s 400 MW onshore wind portfolio, one of the largest independently-owned operating wind portfolios in the UK..
June 08, 2017
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