Claire Tucker is a partner at Bowman Gilfillan in the environment and regulatory practice area. She was appointed a partner in 2003. She practices in and advises on a wide range of regulatory and environmental and energy issues. She has experience and expertise both in challenging the findings and procedures imposed by government in the environmental sphere and in acting for government in drafting legislation and implementing programmes for the protection of the environment.
She has a particular interest in the socio-economic aspects of the constitutional right to a clean environment.
Claire is ranked as First Tier in Environmental Law in South Africa by Which Lawyer Plc. She is also ranked by Who’s Who Legal as “leading” in Public Procurement Law in South Africa and endorsed by IFLR1000 in association with Petroleum Economist as a Leading Lawyer in the following areas of expertise: Climate change energy, regulatory and natural resources
A sample of her most relevant experience is her appointment in 2010 to present as the Regulatory and environmental advisor to Department of Energy, National Treasury and the Development Bank of South Africa on all aspects of the 3725MW Request for Qualification and Proposals for New Generation Capacity under the Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme work includes evaluating environmental legal compliance of bidders.