Stephenson Harwood strengthens decarbonisation practice with of counsel Rachel Hoyland
Stephenson Harwood has strengthened its decarbonisation practice with the arrival of London-based of counsel Rachel Hoyland.
Rachel - a recognised decarbonisation expert - brings her considerable expertise to the firm's market leading decarbonisation practice. Specialising in maritime decarbonisation, Rachel has been at the forefront of the global legal response to maritime emissions issues as they have emerged in recent years.
Her work with clients includes interpreting the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, FuelEU Maritime, EEXI and CII Regulations, advising on impact, developing new contract provisions, adapting corporate responsibility programmes, and providing strategic decarbonisation guidance to C-suite. Rachel has written and presented widely on the relevant regulatory regimes, commercial incentives and initiatives, and the evolving alternative fuels landscape.
Alongside her work with clients, Rachel has played an active part in:
- BIMCO sub-committee drafting CII provisions for trip time charterparties;
- BIMCO sub-committee drafting EU ETS provisions for COAs;
- UK Government consultation on the application of the UK ETS to maritime;
- Shipping and Ocean Law Research Group Conference;
- Zero Emission Ship Technology Association working groups at COP26;
- Department for Transport 'Clean Maritime Plan' consultation; and
- International Maritime Organisation 'Just in Time Arrivals' working group.