Mhairi Main Garcia, Counsel, Ashurst
Vice Chairwoman – UAE
Mhairi is a Counsel in the energy team of international law firm, Ashurst. Specialising in corporate and commercial aspects of energy and infrastructure projects, Mhairi has a focus on power and water projects. Mhairi is a Director of the Clean Energy Business Council and has a particular interest in renewable energy, advising on solar, wind and waste-to-energy projects. She is currently advising or has recently advised on solar projects in Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the UAE, a wind project in Jordan and a waste to energy project in Kuwait. Based in the Middle East since 2001 Mhairi has extensive experience in MENA projects, including a secondment at a leading power developer and is recognised as one of six leading UAE based international lawyers by MEED. Previously Mhairi was based in Brussels & Strasbourg as an adviser on the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament.