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Lydia Taylor

Phone: +44.20.7413.1312
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London, EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom

Lydia Taylor is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Energy Group in the firm’s London office. She works across a variety of infrastructure projects, including in the energy, renewables, waste, social infrastructure, and transportation sectors.

Lydia regularly advises investors, funders, public sector bodies, and contractors on all types of project contracts. Lydia also has substantial experience with operational PPP/PFI projects and secondary market transactions, advising clients on key risks and efficiencies, as well as on a diverse range of complex operational issues.

Representative Matters

  • Advising energy infrastructure funds and developer clients on the delivery and funding of various renewable energy facilities (including RDF-based waste to energy facilities, CHP, and biomass installations).
  • Advising a joint venture on the development, finance, and construction of a £250 million waste processing facility.
  • Advising on a range of secondary market transactions including in the energy, student accommodation, and transportation sectors.
  • Advising investor clients on a wide range of complex operational issues including sub-contractor interface disputes, liquidated damages claims, defects liability, credit defaults, and associated settlement deals.
  • Advising contractor clients on complex defects matters.
  • Advising on a number of substantial variations to operational projects, including in relation to risk profile and transfer, and updated security requirements.
  • Advising replacement contractors, project companies, and investor clients on issues of the day, including post-Grenfell and the Carillion liquidation.


  • Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, ERASMUS (2006)
  • University of Leeds, B.A. (2008) 1st Class Honors
  • BPP Law School, London, Graduate Diploma in Law (2009)
  • BPP Law School, London, L.P.C. (2010)


Admitted to practice: England and Wales

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