Lev Gantly appointed partner and head of energy law at Philip Lee
Philip Lee has announced the appointment of Lev Gantly as a partner and head of its energy practice. An experienced transactional lawyer with a focus on renewable energy projects, the broader energy transition and sectoral decarbonisation, he specialises in renewable energy project investment, development and finance, as well as international carbon project finance within the voluntary carbon market.
He works alongside a range of clients, advising them on bespoke transaction structuring, corporate, finance and project-level documentation. Mr Gantly also has considerable experience in documenting and negotiating corporate PPAs and emission reduction purchase agreements.
He said: “I am excited to be joining Philip Lee’s renowned energy practice. It is a critical time for the energy market with seismic movement towards energy transition to clean, renewable sources. I am looking forward to further developing the firm’s renewable energy offering and to working with clients to deliver the best legal perspective and advice across the full spectrum of energy and decarbonisation matters.”
Alice Whittaker, partner and head of environment and climate at Philip Lee, added: “We are very pleased to welcome Lev to the firm. His extensive experience across the energy market and a variety of energy projects (particularly within energy transition and carbon finance), adds further depth and dimension to our existing energy practice and the market-leading solutions we provide to our clients.”
Prior to joining Philip Lee, Mr Gantly was based between the Dublin and London offices of a large international law firm. He has also spent time working in major law firms in both Sydney and Singapore.