Helen Rumford - 																					Head of Renewable Energy

Helen Rumford
Head of Renewable Energy

2 Queen Square
Bath BA1 2HQ

Head of Renewable Energy

Helen is one of the leading experts in the legal profession when it comes to renewable energy. She specialises in the property aspects of renewable energy projects with a particular interest in solar, wind, AD, hydro and battery storage schemes as well as community projects.

Helen has extensive experience acting for UK-based and international developers as well as landowners, farmers and community groups. Her specialist knowledge of renewables projects along with a strong understanding of developer and funder requirements allows her to negotiate documents which protect developer’s and landowner’s interests without compromising the commercial viability of the project.

Helen also provides support to our corporate and agriculture teams and has experience of buying and selling farms, leasing land for commercial use and of development and secured lending work.


Key Experience

Helen’s relevant experience includes:

  • acting for both landowners and developers involved in renewable energy projects
  • drafting and negotiating option agreements, leases and ancillary documents
  • drafting and negotiating deeds of grant and wayleaves
  • drafting and negotiating finance documents including direct agreements and certificates of title
  • drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements and transfers
  • drafting lease assignments and surrenders
  • dealing with title issues such as mines and mineral reservations, manorial rights and access issues

Accolades and Awards

Helen is a member of Entrepreneurial Women in Renewable Energy, increasing the visibility and the profile of women working in the renewables sector.

Helen is a board member of Low Carbon Gordano, a community benefit society helping to create a low carbon future through renewable energy generation, energy storage and carbon reduction measures.


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