The Wave seeks Foot Anstey's advice to make a splash 

Photo credit The Wave

Growing national law firm, Foot Anstey LLP has been appointed by The Wave in Bristol to support and advise on a range of legal matters.  

The Wave is a ‘slice of the ocean’ producing perfect surfing waves in a field 20 minutes from Bristol City centre. It was first of its kind when it opened in 2019 and was born out of a passion for technology, nature and human health.

The Wave is a business with purpose at its core, underpinned by values including sustainability and accessibility, that looks to share the positive power of water and waves with more people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Foot Anstey will be supporting The Wave on various legal matters and drawing on lawyers from across the multi-disciplinary firm.  

  • Sustainable energy generation projects: Foot Anstey will offer energy related services across all phases of The Wave's renewable energy generation project - The Wave Flux Capacitor, which includes ground-mounted solar panels, solar car port, EV charging points and battery storage - from initial development, through to construction and commercial operation. This project is integral to The Wave's overall vision of creating an environmentally friendly and sustainable facility.   
  • Developing technology: As The Wave enhances its digital experience, Foot Anstey will advise on data and technology matters, including advice in relation to its ticketing software services. 
  • Full-service support: Foot Anstey will advise The Wave group Limited with any legal needs that may arise, including commercial contracts, corporate, employment, construction, data protection, IP and disputes. 

The Wave said:  

"Foot Anstey showed a deep understanding of our needs and demonstrated real energy and enthusiasm to work with us. The team has a strong history of bolstering innovative projects and enabling positive disruption in the market. We are looking forward to working with them as we grow and implement change."   

When asked about the appointment, Mark Greatholder, Legal Director at Foot Anstey, commented:  

"Embarking on a wave of energy innovation, we are delighted to be appointed as a The Wave's legal counsel. Together, we ride the currents of sustainable progress, harnessing the power of renewable energy to shape a brighter future."   

The Foot Anstey team will be led-by Legal Director, Mark Greatholder who will be supported by our wider multi-disciplinary team including Partner and Head of Energy and Infrastructure Ian Stubbs, Partners Christian Silk, Dickon Court, and Suriya Edwards, Legal Director Adam Weatherly and Associate Lisa Kelly. 

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*Photo credit The Wave