We are delighted to announce that Martha Brinkman will be appointed as counsel per 1 July 2017 within the Competition & Regulated Markets team. Martha started her career with Clifford Chance and joined Stek in 2007. From the start, she has specialized in energy law and regulated markets and she is an expert in those areas. Martha advises on sector specific regulation and litigates in energy regulatory civil and administrative law proceedings. Martha has extensive experience acting on behalf of grid operators and large industrial customers with complex disputes pertaining to administrative market procedures, qualification of infrastructure, power outages, applicable tariffs and the scope of regulated activities. Martha also advises energy suppliers and producers on statutory obligations (such as licensing), consumer protection law and in matters regarding unfair market practices and advertising. Finally, Martha has ample experience in drafting contracts and is frequently involved as a specialist within Stek teams in energy related transactions, projects and finance matters.
Martha: “From the start of my career, I have been fascinated by the energy market. It is a mix of economics, physics, technology, the environment, politics, innovation and market regulation. I have always enjoyed working on the wide variety of cases in this specific area and look forward to expanding the energy practice at Stek in my new role as counsel, especially in light of the fundamental changes that are ongoing in the energy market”.