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Darren Walsh

Partner // Global Head of Energy , Liverpool

Darren is an Energy lawyer specialising in low carbon and renewable energy projects, with particular expertise in the nuclear sector.
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Darren is recognized internationally as a leading specialist in nuclear energy projects. Darren advises developers, sponsors, regulators, site license companies and suppliers in the context of nuclear waste management and decommissioning projects; as well as new nuclear build projects nationally and internationally.

Darren has acted for virtually all of the UK's nuclear site license companies covering significant capital and infrastructure projects as well as advising on the complexities of nuclear regulatory law. Darren has advised on a number of the UK's new nuclear build projects as well as new nuclear build projects in the Middle East and the Far East.

Darren advises clients in connection with the national and international consignment of nuclear and radioactive materials by road, rail and sea; with particular focus on the international conventions and treaties governing such transports as well as advising upon nuclear third party liability.

In addition to his nuclear practice, Darren also advises clients in connection with low carbon and renewable energy projects including technologies such as ground mounted solar, hydro/tidal as well as demand side and embedded generation from CHP powered by biomass feedstock.


  • International Nuclear Lawyers Association