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Energy and Infrastructure

Thursfields’ team provides commercial and practical advice to landowners dealing with energy and infrastructure projects on their land, and to renewable energy developers.

Our Energy and Infrastructure team is led by John McLean, who has over 11 years’ experience acting in the energy and infrastructure sector. John was recommended in the Legal 500 2017 Edition as a Next Generation Lawyer and praised for his “excellent in-depth knowledge in sectors such as telecoms and energy”. John has a wealth of experience acting for renewable energy developers and utility companies from his time at the Birmingham office of an international law firm and also spending time on secondment in-house at the national electricity and gas infrastructure provider in Warwick.

The team provides commercial and pragmatic advice to landowners dealing with energy and infrastructure providers and also to renewable energy developers.

John and the team would be delighted to assist landowners and renewable energy developers with any queries.

16/01/2020

5G – Opportunity or Threat?

John McLean, Senior Associate Solicitor and Telecoms expert took part in a fascinating round table discussion on the impact of 5G on the region, arranged by Insider Media. The full article can be read here. Thursfields’ telecoms specialist John joined a prestigious line up, including Robert Franks Managing Director of West Midlands 5G, and Dan…

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Key team member

John McLean
Senior Associate Solicitor, Telecoms & Commercial Property

0121 227 3360
E. jmclean@thursfields.co.uk

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Team

John McLean

Senior Associate Solicitor, Telecoms & Commercial Property

Lauren Bryan

Chartered Legal Executive, Property Litigation

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