Carol has a wealth of experience working on large infrastructure projects and delivers legal advice in a commercial and pragmatic way.
Carol is a Legal Director in our Energy & Utilities Group based in London, dealing primarily with procurement of large construction and engineering projects.
She has worked in the nuclear industry for a number of years, recently advising EDF Energy on its procurement and contracting strategy for its nuclear new build facility at Hinkley C, a highly regulated project and one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe. As part of this, Carol spent a year in Paris working with the EDF legal, procurement and engineering teams.
Prior to this, Carol advised British Energy focusing on supply chain strategy and procurement contracts, including high value FIDIC and NEC3 Contracts, long term key supplier frameworks, O&M Agreements and obsolescence of plant contracts. She has developed a keen understanding of consenting, regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues which require to be accommodated within such documentation.
Carol's experience is strengthened through her secondment roles with Jacobs Engineering, the Scottish Government, British Energy and EDF Energy which provided insight into the specific concerns of industry and government and how these can be resolved.
Carol has an LLM in Construction Law and provides full life project advice, from procurement strategy and contract options, through negotiation and project delivery to operational issues and dispute avoidance.