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Clare King

Partner | London

“Exceptional knowledge across the energy sector. Builds fantastic and long-standing relationships.”
The Legal 500, 2023

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About Clare

Clare has been an energy lawyer since 2006 and heads the firm’s Clean Energy, Waste & Sustainability sector group. She specialises in clean energy projects, focussing on commercial, regulatory and transactional work. She acts for project developers, equity and debt investors, joint venture partners, major energy consumers, aggregators and suppliers, supporting clients in asset evaluation, structuring, due diligence, transaction management, contract development and deal execution.

Clare has been recognised as one of the Top 40 Women Leaders in Energy Storage.



Clare has a Natural Sciences degree from Durham University and a Law degree from Cambridge University. She trained at Hogan Lovells International and worked in their Energy & Infrastructure team for five years post-qualification, following which she was a senior member of the Energy Projects team at Osborne Clarke before joining Freeths in September 2018.

Clare King is a named Lawyer in The Legal 500 (2024 edition).

Notable work & expertise


  • "Clare King is very knowledgeable and well-connected. She is also very commercially-minded."

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • “Incredible up-to-date knowledge of the energy sector and important influences. Outstanding Partner in Clare King.”

    The Legal 500, 2023

  • “Clare King – Exceptional knowledge across the energy sector. Builds fantastic and long-standing relationships."

    The Legal 500, 2023

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