Luke Edney

Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 214 855 8209
United States
T:+1 214 855 8209

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Luke Edney is a projects lawyer focusing on project development, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. He has significant experience working with conventional and renewable energy project developers, petrochemical companies and contractors on the acquisition, development and disposal of projects. His experience extends to battery storage, wind, solar, carbon capture, microgrids, LNG, infrastructure (including ports, highways, rail, pipelines, high-voltage transmission) and conventional thermal power.

Additionally, Luke assists clients in the negotiation and drafting of development agreements, engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) agreement, construction and asset management agreements, operating and maintenance agreements, power purchase agreements, offtake agreements, feedstock supply agreements, joint operating agreements, joint venture arrangements and asset purchase and sale agreements.

Before moving to Houston, he lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan. During that time, he was seconded to one of Japan's largest international oil and gas companies working on the development and financing of the world's largest post-combustion, carbon capture and storage projects.

Professional experience

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Masters of Business Management (MbusMgt), Monash University, 2012
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GradDipLP), College of Law, 2008
Bachelor of Laws (Honors) (LLB), University of Queensland, 2007
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (BCom), University of Queensland, 2007

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Texas State Bar
  • IFLR1000 – United States, Rising Star, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2020 - 2021
  • Speaker, "Energy Transition: Recent Developments and What You Need To Know As Oil & Gas Companies Transition Into Green Energy," TJOGEL Symposium, February 26, 2021
  • Speaker, "Battery Energy Storage, an Overview," Gas and Power Institute, October 14, 2021
  • Speaker, "Renewable Energy Storage: Implementing Projects, Overcoming Co-Location Challenges, and Mitigating Risks," Strafford Webinars, January 26, 2022
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Energy Storage Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)