Mark Stockdale is a corporate partner in A&L Goodbody's Belfast office, with particular expertise in the energy sector. He has extensive experience advising sponsors, lenders and developers on the financing and construction of large scale infrastructure projects, particularly in the natural gas and renewables sectors. Mark also advises on the acquisition and sale of large scale infrastructure projects, complex contracts and on joint ventures within the infrastructure sector. In addition, Mark is one of the leading experts on energy regulation in Northern Ireland.
"Mark Stockdale has excellent knowledge of the energy and renewables sector and complements the banking team on energy-related transactions. He has a strong network in the energy sector, and is very approachable and easy to deal with." (Legal 500 UK 2020)
"Mark Stockdale is … recognised for his "very strong technical knowledge in the energy sector" by market commentators. He has particular expertise advising on project financing and M&A transactions." (Chambers & Partners 2019)
Praised by sources who say: "His knowledge and expertise in the natural resources space is second to none." He advises on a full range of transactional energy matters." (Chambers & Partners 2018)
"Stands out for his energy expertise," according to peers, while a client reports that "he's really becoming the go-to guy in Belfast for such matters." He has a strong practice in project finance and project development in the energy sector. (Chambers & Partners 2017)
Mark is a member of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group and the Corporate & Commercial Lawyers Group for Northern Ireland.