Waitrose’s EV Charging Point Partnership with Shell

In UK Dentons, advised on the matter.

Dentons advised John Lewis Partnership with a team including Deepa Deb (Picture – Real Estate), Christopher Graf (Competition Law), Lorna McCaa (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

Waitrose and Shell plan to grow their partnership, installing hundreds of electric vehicle charging points in the supermarket’s car parks and more than doubling the number of Shell forecourt shops where Waitrose food is available.  

The companies have announced that they are targeting the installation of 800 Shell Recharge electric vehicle charging points in up to 100 Waitrose locations across the UK by 2025. Each site is expected to have six 22kW and two 50kW rapid charging points so customers can charge their vehicles while they shop.

The John Lewis Partnership owns and operates two of Britain’s best-loved retail brands – John Lewis and Waitrose. 

The Dentons’ team was led by Deepa Deb (Picture), assisted by Gavin Partridge, Alexis Condie and Thomas Nolan in real estate as well as John Finnick and Lorna McCaa in Tax, Christopher Graf in Competition, and Sam Boileau in Environments, Transport and Infrastructure.


Involved fees earner: Sam Boileau – Dentons; Alexis Condie – Dentons; Deepa Deb – Dentons; John Finnick – Dentons; Christopher Graf – Dentons; Lorna McCaa – Dentons; Thomas Nolan – Dentons; Gavin Partridge – Dentons;

Law Firms: Dentons;

Clients: John Lewis Partnership;

Author: Giulia Di Palma