NOVEMBER 2022

Our monthly overview of our work activity, recent instructions and firm news.

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).

Media and 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.

Insight

Prospect Law shares update on EU Parliament’s formal adoption of The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) an initiative to make businesses within the EU and those that operate within the EU disclose information on their ESG credentials.

Nuclear and Commercial Law

Prospect is instructed to advise a UK nuclear regulatory organisation on various contractual issues affecting its fleet management services.

Planning Law

Prospect appears at the High Court on behalf of Hackney London Borough Council in an appeal by way of case stated by Build Hollywood in connection with the application of standard conditions under the 2007 Control O of Advertisement Regulations at the Old Tram Depot on Upper Clapton Road in East London.

Awards

We are delighted once again to be listed by the prestigious Chambers and Partners Legal Guide as a market leader in: Energy & Natural Resources: Power

Agribusiness and Commercial Law

Prospect is instructed to advise a group of UK farming organisations on contractual issues affecting supplier relationships with a major cooperative partner.

Dispute Resolution and Commercial Law

Prospect is instructed to advise in relation to a claim by HMRC for dividend payments made out of an allegedly insolvent organisation.

Nuclear and Commercial Law

Prospect is instructed to advise a UK nuclear waste management organisation in relation to revisions to waste management contracts for companies in its supply chain.

ESG

Prospect announces the launch of its ESG Audit service for large UK based companies which are not required to comply with Task-Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) rules.

Employment Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on an employment dispute centring on contractual issues and a disputed disciplinary process.

Nuclear and Risk Management

Prospect enters a tender for a risk management technical and legal advisory role on behalf of a major international nuclear new build programme

Insights

Prospect reviews some of the key commitments arising from the discussions at COP27, and what areas will need improvement in order to better tackle climate change and meet our global climate goals.

Nuclear and Commercial Law

Prospect advises a UK nuclear regulatory and waste management facility on contractual issues affecting the organisation of radioactive waste management services

ESG

Prospect presents its ESG Audit service to the Waste Facilities Audit Association (WFAA)

Immigration Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on requirements for British National Overseas (BNO) visa for a Hong Kong national and a number of adult dependents

Planning Law

Prospect is instructed by Camden London Borough Council at a confiscation hearing following a successful prosecution under section 179(2) of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act for a failure to comply with an enforcement notice concerning the development and use of a family dwelling for 7 separate residential units

Employment Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on agreeing exit terms for an employment contract on the sale of a business further to a hostile takeover

Articles and Presentations

Prospect’s November article for Wind Energy Network discusses the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022-23 – the proposed law that completes the process of removing EU laws from the United Kingdom and the possible implications for the wind energy sector.

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