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Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Matthew is a Senior Associate in the Power Team.

Matthew has a track record of advising government, regulators, network companies, developers and investors on energy sector regulation, renewables, and wider transactions in the utilities sector.

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Relevant experience

  • The Department of Energy & Climate Change (as was) on Great Britain Electricity Market Reform.
  • SSE Energy Supply Limited in relation to smart meter roll-out.
  • Northern Ireland Electricity Networks on the introduction of contestability in connections in Northern Ireland.
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  • 2007 – LPC, BPP Law School, Leeds
  • 2006 – GDL, BPP Law School, Leeds
  • 2005 – MA, English Literature, University of St Andrews, St Andrews
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  • Consulting Editorial Board Member - LexisPSL Energy
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  • Prosumers Rule, Utility Week
  • Staying Sharp in the Digital Age, Gas International
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20 Sep 19
CfD Al­loc­a­tion Round 3: an­oth­er step to­wards sub­sidy-free re­new­ables?
Earli­er today, the De­part­ment of Busi­ness, En­ergy and In­dus­tri­al Strategy (“BEIS”) an­nounced the al­loc­a­tion of Con­tracts for Dif­fer­ence (“Cf­Ds”) in the third CfD Al­loc­a­tion Round (“AR3”)....
20 Sep 19
Gov­ern­ment are con­sult­ing on pro­pos­als for a new smart meter policy...
Over­view Re­cent press re­ports sug­gest that the smart meter rol­lout dead­line has been “ex­ten­ded” or “delayed” un­til 2024. However, this is some­what a sim­pli­fic­a­tion of GB gov­ern­ment’s con­sulta­tion....
06 Aug 19
UK CCUS policy – is the UK ready to cap­ture the op­por­tun­ity?
On 22 Ju­ly 2019, the UK Gov­ern­ment’s De­part­ment for Busi­ness, En­ergy & In­dus­tri­al Strategy (BEIS) pub­lished, among oth­ers, its pro­pos­als for busi­ness mod­els for Car­bon Cap­ture Us­age and Stor­age (CCUS)...
18 Jun 19
Aim­ing high­er: UK Gov­ern­ment sets its sights on net-zero emis­sions...
As an­ti­cip­ated, on Wed­nes­day, 12 June 2019, the UK Gov­ern­ment in­tro­duced le­gis­la­tion com­mit­ting the UK to re­du­cing its net con­tri­bu­tion to green­house gas emis­sions to zero by 2050. Once en­acted, this...