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Liam O'Flynn

Managing Associate | London

“Liam O’Flynn is extremely bright and passionate about the clean energy market."
The Legal 500, 2024

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About Liam

Liam is a clean energy lawyer, focussing on renewables, clean tech, and sustainability solutions. He specialises in clean energy projects, focussing on commercial, regulatory, and transactional work.

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

Liam has significant experience advising stakeholders at all levels on complex, interconnected, contractual frameworks across the full energy project lifecycle, from early-stage development, acquisitions, project development and operation, to disposals.

Liam advises a wide range of clients, including debt and equity investors, joint venture partners, asset owners and operators, energy supply companies, corporate offtakers, and asset optimisers, supporting them on transaction structure, management, and execution, due diligence, and contract development.
Liam has previous in-house experience with multiple international energy companies, acting on the development of projects from inception and construction, through to route-to-market and energy and emissions trading. 

Liam leads the firm’s hydrogen sector sub-group, utilising his previous experience working with international energy companies on large gas projects, understanding the issues that arise with production, transportation, offtake, and use of gaseous commodities (including hydrogen).

Liam trained at an international law firm and spent five years at a global law firm before joining Freeths in May 2021.

Notable work & expertise


  • “Liam is efficient, hard-working, catches on quickly, cheerful, willing, good at managing people, [and] looks for opportunities to expand his reper...

    Client testimonial, In-house legal counsel

    FTSE 100 energy company

  • “I have been really impressed with his work ethic and advice; it [was] a tough deal and I appreciate the dedication he has shown.”

    Client testimonial, General Counsel

    FTSE 100 energy trading company

  • “On many occasions, the team have recognised that he has gone the extra mile to make [the deal] happen…[he] has always acted professionally…and cle...

    Client testimonial, Commercial lead

    Leading UK supermarket retailer

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