William-James Kettlewell is an associate in the EU Competition and Regulatory Affairs Practice Group of the Brussels office.
Representative Legal Matters
Assisted a large international oil and gas company with developing its legal and policy strategy with the aim of adapting to the European Union’s energy and climate agenda.
Advised multiple clients on the Commission's proposal for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and its links to the EU ETS.
Advised multiple clients on the developing regulatory and market framework for hydrogen in the EU.
Assisted with the development of the design of – and with the analysis of the political and constitutional feasibility of implementing – a national regulatory framework for hydrogen, in particular hydrogen infrastructure, pre-empting European legislation.
Assisted with the energy aspects of the investment in a special purpose vehicle for the construction and operations of an onshore wind farm, including in particular the review of the agreements for the sale of electricity and green certificates.
Assisted in the regulatory analysis of an innovative business and legal framework for the charging of electric vehicles in the Netherlands.
Assisted and advised a multinational investor group with the analysis of the general electricity market framework and the framework for renewable electricity subsidies and public support on an EU-wide level and with the Belgian context in particular.
- Brussels~Belgium (2018)
- Université Libre de Bruxelles (Master's degree in Law, magna cum laude, Ganshof van der Meersch Award) (2018)
- Université Libre de Bruxelles (Master's degree in Engineering, magna cum laude) (2015)
Co-author and co-editor, “The Internal Energy Market,” Fifth edition, Claeys & Casteels, 2021
Co-author, “The European Green Deal in Times of Recuperation from COVID-19,” Law Notebook for Engineers (XII) – Wolters Kluwer España, February 2021
Co-author, “How will EU Policies Shape the Clean Hydrogen Funding Landscape,” Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence, November 2020