Our monthly overview of our work activity, recent instructions and firm news.
Prospect is instructed to advise Reading Borough Council concerning a potential prosecution against a utilities contracting company for damage caused to protected trees lying within an Area TPO adjacent to a development site in Berkshire.
Media and Nuclear
Prospect Law nuclear regulatory expert is quoted in Platts S&P Global in relation to the antitrust approval process in the UK concerning the purchase of Westinghouse by uranium producer Cameco and Brookfield Renewable Partners.
Prospect is instructed to represent Brent London Borough Council at a confiscation and sentencing hearing at Harrow Crown Court concerning the unlawful development and use of property at Harrow Road in North London.
Prospect is instructed to advise an international mining company on a range of ESG issues arising in relation to its corporate policy documentation.
Prospect is instructed in proceedings concerning alleged breaches of restrictive covenants and a linked agreement for the sale of a UK education and training services company.
Prospect is instructed to provide ongoing advice to a UK start-up company dealing with employees and ex-employer’s threats to litigate for breach of post-termination restrictions in employment contracts.
Corporate & Commercial Law
Prospect is instructed to represent a UK corporate in the purchase of a utilities contractor.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has begun the controversial discharge into the sea of radioactively contaminated water arising from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
Prospect receives notification that the Court of Appeal has refused leave to appeal against the dismissal of linked statutory challenges regarding the development of property at Harlesden Road in London.
Prospect is instructed to represent a UK corporate in restraint of trade proceedings concerning the start-up of an ordnance clearance operating company.
Prospect is instructed by a north London-based local planning authority in an appeal against conviction at the Crown Court for offences under s.179(2) of the Town and Country Planning Act in relation to the unlawful use and development of land near Wembley.
Prospect is instructed to advise on the drafting of a settlement agreement in an employment dispute affecting the transfer of a contract between service providers
Risk Mitigation & Transfer
Prospect is instructed to advise on a range of issues affecting the build out of a new mutual insurance organisation on behalf of a non-UK based commodities industry.
Nuclear energy serves a purpose not only in military affairs and international politics, but also as a very real option in the world’s search to become net-zero and sustain itself on low-carbon fuel and energy systems. In much the same way as in nuclear weapons, there is a key distinction between nuclear fission (splitting nuclei) and nuclear fusion (combining nuclei). This article will consider where advancements in nuclear fusion are at, what the potential challenges are and its prospects for the future.
Prospect is instructed to represent Camden London Borough Council at a hearing concerning the interests of third parties in confiscation proceedings under the provisions of section 10A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
Corporate & Commercial Law
Prospect is instructed to advise on a range of legal and fundraising issues for a UK start up in the tidal energy sector.