Environmental Law

Prospect advises on all aspects of environmental legislation and regulations including:

  • Air quality and industrial emissions
  • Water law and water industry regulation
  • Environmental liabilities
  • Legislative drafting of environmental laws and regulations
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and other environmental studies relating to planning applications.
  • Environmental permits, waste regulation and producer responsibility.
  • Claims for damages arising from pollution.
  • Representation during the criminal investigation of pollution incidents including attendance at PACE interview and the defence of prosecutions by the Environment Agency, DEFRA, CRD, Natural England and Local Authorities.
  • REACH chemicals Regulation, CLP Regulation, Biocidal Products Regulation, PIC Regulation, WEEE and RoHs Directives, pesticides
  • Advice on liabilities arising from historically contaminated sites.
  • Advice on the negotiation of environmental sanctions.
  • Advice on the environmental impact of fracking schemes on local communities.
  • Environmental insurance risks.
  • Legal challenges to regulator decisions, including Judicial Review proceedings.
  • Full project support for traditional and renewable energy technologies, and other infrastructure and resources schemes.

For more information please contact Jonathan Leach on 020 7947 5354 or by email on: jrl@prospectlaw.co.uk.