Philip Vernon recognised in The Lawyers Hot 100

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    Philip specialises in infrastructure projects, with particular experience of PPP across the infrastructure sector, including energy, water, waste, health, education, defence, transport and telecoms. He is a key adviser to the UK government, advising BEIS on the carbon capture usage and storage programme to support net zero and Ofwat on the £1 billion Haweswater Aqueduct Water Resilience project to upgrade the water supply system in north west England. During the Covid pandemic, Philip also had various roles assisting the UK government with support measures, including advising H M Treasury and British Business Bank on the structuring and delivery of the Future Fund to invest in UK start-ups, as well as the Department for Transport on its support for the aviation industry.

    Global co-head of projects, Joss Dare, said:

    "Philip is a fantastic lawyer with outstanding commercial awareness and superb judgment and thoroughly deserves this recognition. This accolade also speaks to the calibre of our team and reflects our absolute focus on delivering technical excellence combined with an understanding of viability and deliverability with the ultimate aim of providing exceptional client service. We are delighted Philip has been acknowledged in this way."

    Philip Vernon commented:

    "It is a privilege to be recognised as one of The Lawyer's Hot 100, and to celebrate the exceptional achievements of my fellow practitioners in what is a remarkably competitive market. I am proud to work with a fantastic group of people, and feel that this recognition is also a reflection of the strength of both the firm's infrastructure projects offering and our client base."