Isle of Anglesey County Council has awarded a £3m contract to law firm Burges Salmon to provide legal support and advice on major projects.
The advice will cover the Wylfa Newydd nuclear new build and North Wales connection project and other potential energy projects.
The council said that the aim was to ensure that it had “suitable advice to support project teams and officers throughout the process of reviewing and negotiating mitigation measures, requirements, conditions, planning obligations and non-statutory arrangements relating to both development consent order applications and any preliminary and town and country applications made to the [council].”
The contract was awarded on the basis of technical (weighting: 60) and price (weighting: 40). Four tenders were received.