2021

Cases, News and Activity from Prospect Law

February:

  • Coronavirus: Prospect Law has pre-established remote working systems for all the firm’s lawyers, non-legal consultants and support staff. We do not anticipate any material interruption occurring to the provision of professional services from our team as a result of the current lockdown (February 2021)
  • Nuclear/Commercial: Prospect provides procurement and contract law advice and assistance to a nuclear industry client in connection with the disposal of short-lived intermediate level waste (February 2021)
  • Environmental Law: Prospect advises on a number of environmental law issues concerning allegations of pollution at a nature reserve in the English Midlands arising from the passage of water borne contaminants from a historic landfill site into a series of fresh water lakes (February 2021)
  • Planning Law: Prospect receives judgment from the High Court in an application for permission to Judicially Review a local planning authority’s decision to issue an enforcement notice preventing the unlawful development of property at Chatsworth Road in London – see a link to the judgment here (February 2021)
  • Renewable Energy/Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise on a number of issues concerning the development of up to five 50 MW to 100 MW ground based solar installations in India (February 2021)
  • Dispute Resolution: Prospect issues particulars of claim in arbitration proceedings concerning alleged breaches of a contract in a construction project in the MENA region (February 2021)
  • Corporate/Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise an internet based fashion retailer on shareholder agreements for the creation of a spin off venture (February 2021)
  • Nuclear/Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise a UK nuclear regulatory client on the contractual terms governing the supply of vehicles to UK public sector buyers (February 2021)
  • Planning Law: Prospect instructed to represent Brent London Borough Council in linked High Court challenges against the refusal of a Certificate of Lawful Development and a section 289 statutory appeal against a Planning Inspector’s Decision Letter upholding the requirements of an Enforcement Notice regarding the unlawful development of land at Harlesden Road in North London – see a link to the High Court Order here (February 2021)
  • Wind Energy/Commercial Law: Prospect instructed to advise on the disposal of a multi-MW EU based wind farm (February 2021)
  • Planning Law: Prospect instructed to appear at confiscation proceedings at Harrow Crown Court at which an order was made by Her Honour Judge Lana Wood for the payment of £739,000 with a 5 year 4 month sentence in lieu of non-payment under the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, concerning the unlawful use of land for multiple residential occupation at property in Willesden Lane and Tower Road in North London – see a link to the press release here (February 2021)
  • Immigration Law: Prospect instructed to advise on a sole responsibility appeal and a number of UK spouse visa applications (February 2021)
  • Nuclear: Prospect instructed to draft a legal update concerning recent legislative changes and legal decisions of which company directors in the nuclear sector should be aware (February 2021)
  • Nuclear/Commercial: Prospect instructed to advise on supplier terms and conditions for a nuclear sector entity (February 2021)

January:

  • Coronavirus: Prospect Law has pre-established remote working systems for all the firm’s lawyers, non-legal consultants and support staff. We do not anticipate any material interruption occurring to the provision of professional services from our team as a result of the current lockdown (January 2021)
  • Nuclear Publication: Prospect is published in a European Commission Study on “Insurance, Private and Financial Markets in the Field of Nuclear Third Party Liability” – see a link to the Study here (January 2021)
  • Planning Law: Prospect is instructed by Hackney London Borough Council to advise on the prosecution of an industry participant for displaying allegedly unlawful advertisement hoardings in East London (January 2021)
  • Nuclear/Commercial: Prospect instructed to advise and assist a nuclear client in connection with a due diligence exercise for a proposed share transfer (January 2021)
  • Employment Law: Prospect instructed to advise on a claim for constructive unfair dismissal and an associated disability discrimination and bullying claim following a serious illness (January 2021) 
  • Nuclear/Commercial: Prospect advises a nuclear industry client on the legal implications of proposed changes to construction contracts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic (January 2021)
  • Immigration Law: Prospect instructed to advise clients on applications for a UK spouse visa, an business innovator visa and a UK visa extension due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic (January 2021)
  • Employment Law: Negotiating and settling a claim for damages on behalf of a Claimant against a nationwide cleaning services company by way of settlement agreement (January 2021)
  • Planning Law: Prospect receives approved judgment from the High Court in Brent London Borough Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Chaim Reiner regarding a statutory challenge under section 289 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 concerning the development of land at Tadworth Road in North London – see a link to the High Court judgment here (January 2021)
  • Nuclear/Commercial: Prospect advises a holding company in the nuclear sector in connection with company secretarial matters and NDA strategy (January 2021)
  • Maritime/Dispute Resolution: Prospect issues amended pleadings at the London Court of International Arbitration in a multi-million US$ claim for damages arising from a contractual dispute concerning the supply of a mineral commodity between Saudi Arabia and South Africa (January 2021)
  • Renewable Energy: Prospect advises client on potential sale of PV sites in Asia (January 2021)