Maclay Murray and Spens LLP


Maclay Murray and Spens LLP is a forward looking, practical, commercial legal firm with a significant UK, European and international client base which can be serviced from any or all of the firm’s four locations in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London.

Our Renewable Energy Group acts for a diverse range of clients in the renewable energy sector including DECC, the Green Investment Bank, Muirden Energy, Ofgem, Peel Environmental and Scottish Enterprise.

Our cross discipline group headed up by David Cruickshank includes specialists from MMS’ banking and finance, capital markets, capital projects, construction and engineering, corporate, EU, competition and regulatory, intellectual property, planning and environmental, property and tax departments.

Our renewable energy team has both the capability and resource to deliver all the services that our clients need. We act for contractors, developers, funders, investors, land owners and regulators at all stages of a project from conception to completion. Our expertise includes:

  • Planning and consents
  • Environmental issues
  • Due diligence
  • Land issues and lease agreements
  • Regulatory regime
  • IP and technology
  • Project documentation
  • Funding and financing
  • Joint ventures and shareholder agreements

We recognise that each transaction is unique and our focus is on working closely with clients to provide effective, value added legal representation with a sound commercial approach aimed at delivering practical solutions.


For further information please contact:

David Cruickshank
Head of Renewables

Maclay Murray and Spens LLP
66 Queens Road
AB15 4YE

T: +44(0) 1224 356130