Matthew Hodkin

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3944
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3944
Matthew Hodkin

Matthew Hodkin

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Biography

Matthew Hodkin is a tax lawyer based in London. He advises on corporate and international tax matters, with particular focus on transactions in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors. He trained at the firm and became a partner in 2007.

Matthew is ranked in Chambers UK for his capabilities as a tax lawyer. He is a member of the Law Society's Corporation Tax Committee and the International Fiscal Association.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales

Advising:

  • Gore Street Energy Storage Fund PLC (Gore Street), London's first stock market listed energy storage fund - on its acquisition of Ferrymuir Energy Storage Limited.
  • A China Resources consortium - on its acquisition of (and the joint venture arrangements relating to) a 30 percent stake in the 402MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, which is built off the coast in Norfolk in the United Kingdom, from Statkraft UK Limited.Advising RWE on its acquisition from Centrica of the new Kings Lynn 300MW replant CCGT.
  • Greencoat UK Wind plc and Greencoat Renewable Income - on their joint £648m acquisition of a 49 percemt interest in the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm from RWE and the accompanying joint venture arrangements.
  • RWE (as sponsor) - in relation to the disposal of stakes in the Gwynt-y-Mor offshore windfarm and accompanying joint venture arrangements. Also advising in relation to the tax treatment of, and disposal of the OFTO assets of that windfarm
  • On the establishment of funds and joint ventures aimed at enabling investors to participate in renewable energy, aviation and shipping transactions.
  • On the structuring, acquisition and disposal of companies and businesses in the UK renewable energy market.

Chambers and Partners 2021

"Matthew Hodkin frequently advises clients in the energy and infrastructure spaces on the tax issues surrounding joint ventures and M&A. He is a specialist in the area and regularly guides developers and funders through the tax issues created by large projects."

"He has the ability to interpret and explain to non-specialists."

Member of the Law Society Corporation Tax Sub-Committee

Member of the International Fiscal Association