15 November 2013
Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised Blue Energy and Santander on the sale of Hall Farm Wind Farm (“Hall Farm”) to John Laing.
Hall Farm is an operational 24.5MW onshore facility based on the Routh Estate in Beverley, South Yorkshire and was acquired as part of the 177MW portfolio purchased from Hg Capital in January 2013, and since then construction has been completed and commercial operations have successfully commenced.
The WFW team was led by Charles Walford, partner in the International Corporate Group with tax advice provided by partner, Richard Stephens. They were supported by associates Rebecca Melia and Sarah Williamson and trainee solicitor, Richard Pyke, all in the International Corporate Group in London.
Charles Walford, comments: “The sale of Hall Farm is the latest in a steady stream of renewable projects in which WFW has been involved, and we are happy to have helped the Santander and Blue Energy joint venture demonstrate the value of their co-operation by taking a project through construction and into operation.”