Stuart Cleak

Stuart Cleak

Partner, Foot Anstey

Stuart is a Partner in our Energy team with a focus on real estate aspects of infrastructure and renewables deployment. 

He advises developers, funders and asset owners and is praised by clients for his "strategic yet commercial advice" and down to earth approach. Stuart has extensive experience in the energy market, having provided advice for both the renewable energy sector (solar, on and offshore wind, and AD and biomass energy from waste) and the more traditional energy sector including gas and electricity operational projects. He has also advised utilities and telecoms companies on acquisition of their operational network sites. His experience has provided him with a comprehensive appreciation of utilities infrastructure and markets.

Stuart has acted on over 100 sites of ground mounted solar ranging in size from 1mw to over 70mw both FIT and ROC sites and 5+5 community projects. He is currently advising on several 50+ MW sites as large scale solar comes back to the fore. On storage he has advised on behind the meter and front of meter projects and is leading the ground breaking deal between Pivot Power and National Grid regarding the options and leases for the for the roll out of multiple large scale battery storage projects along the backbone of the UK grid for the purpose of Electric vehicle charging points.