We have a thriving environmental practice. We are ranked as a leading Firm in this area by the legal directories and are “rated highly” for our waste practice, statutory nuisance work and environmental impact assessment and planning related matters in Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession.
Most businesses are affected by environmental law and regulation and need to be aware of their responsibilities and potential liabilities. We can guide our clients through this complex regulatory arena to help them to make decisions that will benefit their business and keep them up to date with the evolving legislation.
We advise on a broad remit of environmental law including environmental permitting, contaminated land, pollution, environmental crime and liability, the management of environmental risk, environmental warranties and indemnities, environmental insurance, nuisance (statutory or otherwise), producer responsibility, flooding and other water issues, RoHS, REACH, ERP, WEEE, environmental management systems, asbestos, climate change, carbon reduction, energy performance, feed in tariffs and alternative energy.
Our clients range from restaurants to waste companies, cutting edge farms and international drinks manufacturers. We have a particular expertise in the waste and renewables industry and in depth knowledge of the issues that clients in this sector must overcome to be profitable in this complex and consolidating sector.
We have a strong track record in dispute resolution and are regularly involved in groundbreaking cases, on issues such as statutory and private nuisance and prosecutions by, and disputes with, the Environment Agency, Natural England and local authorities.