January 18, 2023
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Energy regulation specialist Suzanne Taylor has joined Clayton Utz as a partner in our Melbourne-based corporate practice.
Susan has worked on government-led energy regulatory reforms and privatization projects both in Australia and internationally, advising and holding positions with governments, political entities, regulators, public and private companies in Australia, Asia Pacific and the United States.
She is a former partner in a top Australian firm and has worked in the US at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington DC and at Heller Ehrman and Sullivan Worcester firms. Susan has also held internal roles as General Counsel and Company Secretary at AusNet Services and most recently Amber Electric, a start-up electricity retail disruptor.
Clayton Utz National Practice Group Leader – Corporate Law, Rory Moriartysaid Susan’s appointment was timely given the changes taking place in Australia’s energy industry.
Susan brings an exceptional understanding of energy market reform and regulation. Her background in both private practice and internal roles, as well as with a major energy regulator and in her own consulting firm, means she also appreciates the legal and commercial realities involved with projects. As our clients continue to meet the challenges of the energy transition and evolving regulatory environment, Susan’s experience will be invaluable.
Regarding her appointment, Susan said:
This is an unprecedented time for the energy markets and I am pleased to be able to work with a company of Clayton Utz’s caliber and its broad range of customers to make the most of the opportunity to participate in this transformation.
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