With us in your corner, the commercial side of your business is in safe hands.

Practical, focused and fast when you need us to be, we pay attention to the detail while keeping things moving – leaving you to stay focused on your next move.

Whether you’re buying, selling, structuring or investing in your business, let us do the heavy lifting so you don’t have to.

Legal expertise that supports your employees and your business. We’re always available and always ready to step in when you need us. 

Our breadth of expertise means you’ll be prepped and ready to handle the unique challenges of this fast-paced and ever-changing sector. 

Your business is unique. We’ll help you keep it that way. 

Our deep level of sector expertise means we’re the go-to law firm for clients leading the way in the low-carbon industry. 

Jenny Harbord


Described as “the go-to counsel” for domestic and international energy clients by the Legal 500, Jenny is a highly skilled commercial property lawyer with a specialism in renewable energy.

Thorough, efficient, and with more than 20 years’ experience to her name, she helps national and international clients buy, expand and sell wind turbine, solar photovoltaic and battery energy storage projects.

Jenny also expertly supports developers and landowners on a vast range of residential development and commercial projects. She joined us in 2008 after relocating from London, where she worked as a railway property specialist.

See how Jenny has helped our clients

Riding the Renewables Rollercoaster – a Retrospective

If renewable energy had a “coalface” (dare we use the term) then that’s where you’d find Murrell Associates. From the pioneering “gold rush” days, to when the industry took a good kicking from government policy and nearly disappeared, to the latest renewables resurgence, we’ve been right there working alongside renewable energy developers.

Murrell Associates hit it for six in 2024’s Legal 500

Murrell Associates, the corporate and commercial law firm is celebrating their strongest performance of their 15-year history in the latest edition of legal directory the Legal 500.   Six of Murrells’ lawyers were ranked individually with Rebecca Anforth hitting the top spot, ranking as a Leading Individual for intellectual property advisors across the South West. […]

What is a material change for insurance purposes?

An insurance contract being a contract of “the utmost good faith” the insured must disclose to the insurer all “material” facts (and not misrepresent material facts). In deciding what is material a statutory definition says “every circumstance is material which would influence the judgment of a prudent insurer in fixing the premium or determining whether he will take the risk”.

A legal right to lay cable over a neighbour’s land – but there was still a problem

In a recent case of particular interest to developers, William Old International Limited v Arya, a developer was given by a neighbouring landowner the standard legal right to lay service media across the neighbour’s land.

Can the landlord object to the assignment of a lease to a brand new company?

The landlord is entitled to consider the financial strength of a proposed assignee. In a recent case Royal Bank of Scotland v Victoria Street (No 3) Limited RBS wanted to assign a lease due to expire in three years’ time.