Future energy real estate partner returns to Glasgow

Nick Shenken (TLT)

LAW firm TLT has boosted its national future energy practice in Glasgow, welcoming back real estate expert Nick Shenken as partner.

Nick first joined TLT from Pinsent Masons in 2018 and has been re-appointed following a year working as group legal and operations director at The Bureau Group focusing on the circular economy.

He has specialised in the clean energy sector for the last twenty years, advising a range of clients across the public and private sector in the whole of the UK. Nick has particular expertise in renewable energy projects (from onshore wind and offshore wind to solar, battery storage, EV, biomass and marine power) acting for developers, funders and investors on all aspects of project development through to exit.

Boasting in-depth knowledge and understanding of the energy and real estate sectors, Nick is uniquely placed in the market to provide property, commercial, contractual and structuring advice to energy clients.

At TLT, Nick will work closely with the future energy and real estate teams, further expanding the breadth of service the firm offers clients in these areas.

The news follows a number of recent senior hires at TLT in Scotland, boosting the number of partners to 19 across its offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Recent partner hires have included the appointment of Keith Anderson to the firm’s commercial dispute resolution team and Douglas Roberts as partner it its corporate team. Other senior hires have also included the appointment of Dr Julie Nixon as managing associate in the commercial team and Nimarta Cheema as senior associate in the corporate team.

John Paul Sheridan, head of Scotland at TLT, commented: “It’s been a couple of years of outstanding growth for our team in Scotland during which we have invested in our capabilities and have continued to attract some of the top lawyers in their field. We’re delighted to be welcoming Nick back to the team in Scotland. His knowledge of the real estate and future energy markets in the UK is second-to-none and will add huge value to the service we offer clients in this space.”

Commenting on his appointment, Nick said: “It’s always been a privilege to work in the future energy space and I’m looking forward to re-connecting with colleagues and clients old and new, to support the growth and development of TLT’s national future energy practice.”

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