Zara Skelton, Dentons

Company | Dentons
Job Position | Senior Associate


Zara is a Senior Associate working in Dentons' Government, Transportation, Infrastructure and PPP, and Energy sectors.

Zara trained with the Firm, and since qualifying has over a decade of experience advising on a wide range of commercial issues, arising predominantly in the transport (particularly rail and roads), infrastructure, electricity and renewables sectors. Across these industries she has advised in relation to issues arising during day-to-day operation, in connection with upgrade and enhancement projects and on regulatory issues including procurement. Zara has a great deal of experience advising companies active in regulated industries and in advising regulators and government departments. Working for both public bodies and private entities gives Zara a detailed understanding of the applicable legal frameworks and the tensions that can arise between the regulator and the regulated. Zara started her career resolving disputes in the transport, infrastructure and energy sectors, which has given her a good grounding in where contentious issues are likely to arise and enhances her offering as a non-contentious lawyer.

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