Bank calls of lawyers’ green touch


A local firm of solicitors, which is carving out a reputation for its work in the renewable energy sector, has been appointed to NatWest’s panel of preferred solicitors for renewables work.

L-R: Dave Perriment (senior agriculture manager, NatWest), Angela Blackman (senior agriculture manager, NatWest), Sonya Bedford, Karan Toors (assistant solicitor in the renewable energy team, Stephens Scown)

Sonya Bedford, partner and head of renewable energy at Stephens Scown LLP, said: “This is a fantastic endorsement of the work of the renewables team, which I set up in 2010.

“The team has gone from strength to strength since then, most recently with the arrival of a talented new assistant solicitor to help with our expanding workload.

“I am passionate about helping people and businesses make the most of the opportunities that sustainable energy can bring them and I look forward to working with NatWest and their clients over the coming months.”

The Stephens Scown team has experience of projects involving a wide range of renewable energy technologies including wind, solar, wave, biomass and ground source projects.

Stephens Scown has more than 40 partners and 230 staff across its offices in Exeter, Truro and St Austell.