OUR PEDIGREE

A chronological overview which highlights some of our leading projects, our more prominent court cases, press and other media coverage about the firm, published articles and insights by our lawyers and technical consultants.

OVER 13 YEARS

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Media

Newsletter

Prospect announces the publication of a monthly newsletter for clients to including key published articles and news updates on different areas of the legal and regulatory work of the firm – click here to see the June edition of the newsletter and click here to sign up for the newsletter

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Insights

ESG

Prospect shares a blog outlining a five-step practical guide that SMEs can take to build an effective ESG strategy.

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News

Environmental Law

Prospect is instructed to present an update on Environmental Law and Regulation to the Waste Facilities Audit Association (WFAA) Spring Seminar.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning Law

Prospect receives a judgment from the High Court in a statutory challenge under section 289 of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act concerning the development of property at Harlesden Road in North London.

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Media

Proposed OFTO Mutual awarded contract from Innovate UK

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, awards a contract to Renewable Risk Advisers Ltd (Renewable Risk) with the support of Prospect Law Ltd and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, to further develop a proposed insurance mutual for the Offshore Transmission Owners (OFTOs).

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Webinar

Nuclear and Commercial Law

Prospect hosts a webinar on Advanced Nuclear Technologies and SMR Designs, identifying the key stages on the journey to their commercial deployment, with presentations from David McIntosh (Nuclear Regulation) John Mathieson (Radioactive Waste Management) and Mark Tetley (Risk Management).

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Media

Environmental Law

Prospect Law’s work in relation to an appeal against sentencing regarding the destruction of protected woodland at Scorey’s Copse in Hampshire attracts significant media coverage.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Prospect receives judgment from District Judge Mark Jabbitt confirming the grant of a Planning Enforcement Order under section 171BA-BC of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to control the residential use of office premises at Freetrade House in London

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Insights

International Trade

Prospect's shares a blog article covering the key laws and regulations foreign businesses will likely need to comply with when handling data in, and in relation to China.

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Insights

Nuclear Energy

Prospect shares a blog article on the key benefits of SMR technology and shares an overview of the current developments in nuclear energy happening across the Middle East.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Prospect represents Hackney London Borough Council at a hearing into an appeal against an Advertisement Removal Notice by Build Hollywood Limited under section 225B of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act concerning land at Upper Clapton Road in East London

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Insights

ESG

Prospect shares a blog article outlining how and where to start if you are looking to disclose against an ESG framework for the first time.

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Articles & Presentations

ESG

Prospect publishes an article for Wind Energy Network Magazine on guidance for businesses on ESG compliance

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Articles & Presentations

Environmental Law

Prospect holds a Webinar on “COP 26, climate change, net zero energy transition: What does it mean for your business?”

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Articles & Presentations

Environmental Law

Prospect presents an update to the Waste Facilities Audit Association (WFAA) on “Brexit and Environmental Law”

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect represents Hackney Council in an appeal against an Advertisement Removal Notice served in respect of a digital LED advertisement screen installed within a residential area in London

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Media

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect’s successful award of a confiscation order against a rogue landlord in North London is covered by the Local Government Lawyer Magazine

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Awards

Energy Law

Prospect is ranked in the 2022 edition of Chambers & Partners as leading energy firm, and is named as a Top Tier and Leading Firm in the fields of Energy, Projects & Natural Resources by the Legal 500

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect represents Camden Council at a High Court appeal against the conviction at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court of a London property developer

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Insights

International Trade Law

Prospect publishes a blog on 'Commercial Mediation and Conciliation in China'

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Insights

Energy and Environmental Law

Prospect publishes a blog on the geopolitical implications of the recently signed Greece/Cyprus/Israel “East-Med Pipeline Agreement”

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Media

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect’s recent High Court case concerning the unlawful conversion and use of an office block for residential flats is covered in Planning Magazine

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News

Renewable Energy

Prospect is invited by a MENA region government regulatory organisation to participate in a Request for Proposal (RFP) to conduct a technical and regulatory review of the capacity for geothermal energy production

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect represents Wokingham Borough Council at a Public Inquiry concerning the development of land at a protected rural location in Berkshire

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Articles & Presentations

Environmental Law

Prospect holds a webinar: “Green Recovery: A response to Covid-19 that addresses the climate crisis”

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Awards

Renewable Energy

Prospect is shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year Award 2020 and named as a Leading Firm in Energy, Projects and Natural Resources for the London and Regional categories by the Legal 500

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect appears in a High Court statutory challenge against the decision of a Planning Inspector to dismiss an appeal against a local authority Enforcement Notice

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Articles & Presentations

Cleantech

Prospect holds a seminar for clients involved in nuclear decommissioning projects in Warrington on “The effective management of risk in nuclear contracts”

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Public / Planning Law

Prospect represents Brent Council in a statutory High Court challenge to a planning appeal Decision Letter regarding the use of land for event parking at Wembley Stadium

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Insights

Environmental, Social and Governance

Prospect publishes a blog on “Building a Social License to Operate: Human Rights, Security and Effective Grievance Procedures”

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Media

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect contributes an article to the Local Government Magazine “High Stakes POCA” on the use of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in prosecutions against rogue landlords

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Articles & Presentations

Cleantech

Prospect is invited to present to the Waste Facilities Audit Association (WFAA) on “The Impact of Euratom Exit on Liabilities for Shipment of Radioactive Waste Between UK and Europe”

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News

Environmental Law

Prospect is invited to give evidence on Environmental Law issues to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning

Prospect appears at a Public Inquiry concerning the unlawful development and use of flats as a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in London

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Media

Environmental Law

Prospect’s cases involving the use of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 for local authorities against rogue landlords in London receive widespread media coverage.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect represents a UK biomass system developer in a High Court challenge to changes announced by the government to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

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Articles & Presentations

Environmental Law

Prospect is invited to present to the Annual Meeting of the Waste Facilities Audit Association (WFAA) on “Brexit and Environmental Law”.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect represents a UK Energy from Waste developer in High Court Judicial Review proceedings concerning the grant of permission for a major EFW project in Derby.

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Insights

Cleantech

Prospect is invited to contribute an article to Lexis Nexis on the key messages of the “Sector Deal Between Government And The Nuclear Industry”.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect resolves regulatory issues around accreditation with OFGEM affecting the installation and operation of a hydro-electric project in the Scottish Highlands

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect appears in High Court proceedings concerning the impacts of a new marina development on the Thames on listed Kew Bridge, the Kew Conservation Area and the nearby Kew Gardens World Heritage Site.

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News

Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to address the House of Commons Select Committee on Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on “Leaving the EU, Negotiation Priorities for Energy and Climate Change Policy”.

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News

Renewable Energy

Prospect is appointed to advise Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), part of the Ministry of Energy, on renewable energy and cleantech issues.

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Media

Clean Tech

Prospect contributes to an article to the Guardian on the EURATOM Treaty and the impacts of Brexit on the regulation of the UK nuclear industry.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect represents Brent Council at Public Inquiries concerning the unlawful development of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in North London.

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News

Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to advise the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on “The Convention on Nuclear Safety” signed in Vienna in 1994".

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect represents Wokingham Borough Council at a Public Inquiry concerning development of land at Nine Mile Ride in Berkshire.

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Awards

Renewable Energy

Prospect is named as the winner of the Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year Award 2017 (Regional) in ACQ5 Magazine.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect represents Lark Energy, Solar Century and others at the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the Renewables Obligation (RO) for large scale solar projects.

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Articles & Presentations

Environmental Law

Prospect is invited to present to the British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association (BCECA) on the implications of the “Yes” vote in the Brexit referendum.

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Awards

Renewable Energy

Prospect is named as a Leading Firm by the Legal 500 in the fields of Energy, Projects and Natural Resources, and as the Best Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of 2016 for CV Magazine.

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Articles & Presentations

Renewable Energy & Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to present to Opportunity Arabia XIII on issues affecting the development of nuclear and renewable energy projects in the MENA Region.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect represents EU based renewable energy projects developers in a High Court challenge to the government’s approach to consultation exercises affecting changes to UK subsidy schemes.

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Articles & Presentations

Cleantech

Prospect is invited to present to the Radioactive Material Transport Users Committee (RAMTUC) on the “Allocation of Nuclear Liability Risks for Nuclear Substances in Transit”.

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News

Renewable Energy

Prospect is instructed to advise a UK developer converting from preliminary to full accreditation under the FiTs scheme and the impacts of a potential expansion of a wind and solar farm

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Articles & Presentations

Renewable Energy & Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to present to Senior Management of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A. CARE) in Riyadh on Nuclear and Renewable Energy.

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Awards

Renewable Energy

Prospect Law is announced as the Winner of the Legal 500 Law Firm of the Year Award (Regional) for Projects, Energy and Natural Resources.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect appears for Solar Century at the Court of Appeal in a permission hearing to challenge the High Court judgment on the Renewables Obligation (RO) for large scale solar Judicial Review.

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Insights

Renewable Energy

Prospect publishes a Briefing Note on the Court of Appeal case into its Judicial Review for Solar Century and others into government alterations to the Renewables Obligation (RO) affecting large scale solar installations.

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Articles & Presentations

Renewable Energy

Prospect advises a major international consumer good corporate on legal and technical issues affecting the construction of a biomass plant installation project.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect represents the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead at the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the development of property within protected woodland.

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Insights

Environmental Law

Prospect publishes a blog on “Energy News From China” covering energy, environmental and regulatory issues in the PRC

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect’s damages claim for losses caused by changes to the solar Feed-In-Tariff scheme is successful in the High Court.

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Media

Renewable Energy

Prospect Law’s successful damages action in the Feed-in-Tariff damages claim is covered by PV Technology International Magazine.

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News

Renewable Energy

Prospect is instructed by a financial institution to conduct full legal and technical due diligence on two separate wind development projects in the UK Midlands.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect appears for Brent Council at the Court of Appeal in a leading case concerning the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in planning & Environmental Law cases of R (Brent) v. Hussam Hussain.

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Media

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect is instructed by “No To That Turbine” (NOTT) a community organisation opposing the development of a wind farm affecting a Repton designed landscape and listed buildings in North Norfolk.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect appears for Solar Century in High Court proceedings concerning the scope of the Renewables Obligations (RO) scheme and its impact on new solar PV capacity.

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Insights

Renewable Energy

Prospect publishes a Briefing Note to the media regarding the High Court judgment in its solar projects Feed-in-Tariff damages claim.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect appears for Energie Est Ida, an EU producer of solar collectors, in a High Court challenge to a decision of the Standards Management Group (SMG) of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS).

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Articles & Presentations

Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to address Taipower (Taiwan’s nuclear regulator), in Taipei on “Contracting with the Supply Chain – A Comparison with the UK Model”.

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Media

Renewable Energy

The Guardian covers Prospect’s High Court claim for a £140million damages claim against the government over cuts to the Feed-in-Tariff scheme for solar projects.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect acts on behalf of a renewable energy installer in a High Court claim concerning decisions made by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL).

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News

Environmental Law

Prospect is instructed to advise a Rule 6 community organisation on a potential High Court challenge against government policy promoting the UK fracking industry

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect appears for Wokingham Borough Council at a Public Inquiry concerning the development of a Gypsy and Traveller site at Nelsons Lane in Berkshire.

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Awards

Renewable Energy

Prospect is named as winner of the BusinessGreen Leaders Law Firm of the Year Award 2012 for its Judicial Review of government changes to the Feed-In-Tariff scheme for solar projects.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect represents Solar Century at the Court of Appeal in the solar project Feed-In-Tariff case.

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Articles & Presentations

Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to present a talk to the Middle East Association (MEA) on “the future of Nuclear Energy in the Middle East and North Africa”.

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Media

Renewable Energy

Prospect’s solar project Feed-in-Tariff case at the Court of Appeal is the subject of an article in PV Magazine International.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

The government’s further appeal in the solar projects Feed-in-Tariff case is dismissed by the UK Supreme Court.

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News

Cleantech

Prospect is invited to become a Panel Member at the International Framework for Nuclear Co-operation (IFNEC) workshop in Vienna on Financing Nuclear New Build projects

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect represents Wokingham Borough Council in a High Court challenge at an Enforcement Notice appeal concerning the land near Crowthorne in Berkshire.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Renewable Energy

Prospect appears for Solar Century in a High Court challenge to government changes to the Feed-In-Tariff scheme for solar projects.

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Media

Renewable Energy

Prospect’s Judicial Review challenge to government changes to the Feed-in-Tariff scheme is covered in the media.

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Articles & Presentations

Clean Tech

Prospect is invited to present on “International Perspectives on future spent fuel needs” to the International Project in Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles (INPRO) in Vienna.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect appears for Wokingham Borough Council at a Public Inquiry concerning the development of land at Bearwood Road in West Berkshire.

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Insights

Renewable Energy

Prospect contributes an article to the Law Society Gazette concerning the Feed-In-Tariff case at the High Court

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Articles & Presentations

Renewable Energy

Prospect is invited to contribute an article to Building Products Magazine explaining the application of Planning and Environmental Law to solar projects.

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Articles & Presentations

Renewable Energy

Prospect contributes to an article to the Field Magazine on the rapid growth of renewable energy projects in the UK.

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Judgements, Orders, Decisions

Environmental Law

Prospect acts for Chichester District Council at a Public Inquiry concerning an unlawful redevelopment at Ebernoe in West Sussex and the impact on protected bat species.

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Media

Renewable Energy

Prospect’s renewable energy expertise is promoted in the Country Landowners’ Association (CLA) magazine.

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News

Cleantech

Prospect is joined by Claire Harvey, an expert solicitor in the field of Nuclear Regulatory Law from US firm Squire Sanders Hammond

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Articles & Presentations

Regulatory Law

Prospect is invited to contribute an article on E-Fraud to Sweet & Maxwell’s guide to Regulatory Law.

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Planning & Environmental Law

Prospect’s instruction to appear for Wokingham Borough Council at a Public Inquiry concerning the development of a mobile home park in Berkshire is covered by the Wokingham Times.

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