SEPTEMBER 2021

Awards

Prospect has been recognised once again as a Leading Firm in the Power (electricity, nuclear and renewable energy) sector in the London edition of the Legal 500, and as a Top Tier firm for PFI work in the East Midlands – see a link to the Legal 500 listings for 2021-22 here

Renewable Energy and Commercial Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on commercial and corporate law issues affecting the investment strategy of a UK parent company in several SPVs for renewable energy projects in India

Environmental and Planning Law

Prospect represents Hackney London Borough Council in an appeal against the service of an advertisement Removal Notice under section 225 A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 regarding the construction without consent of a digital media LED advertisement screen at 44 Amhurst Road in East London – see a link to a note of the judgment of District Judge McIvor here

Environmental Law and Nuclear

Prospect is instructed to draft an update review of international environmental and other regulatory systems on behalf of member organisations of the Radioactive Materials Transport Users Committee (RAMTUC)

Maritime and International Trade Law

Prospect issues Rebuttal Witness Statements in proceedings at the London Court of international Arbitration (LCIA) involving a disputed shipment of commodities from the MENA region to Southern Africa

Planning Law

Prospect represents Brent London Borough Council at an Abuse of Process hearing concerning a prosecution under section 179(2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for a failure to comply with the terms of an Enforcement Notice preventing the unlawful residential conversion and use of premises as a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) at Harrow Road in north London – see a link to the judgment of Deputy District Judge Karaiskos here

Agribusiness and Commercial Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on and draft Terms and Conditions for the sale of livestock on behalf of members of a UK agricultural business organisation including for an innovative livestock trading website

Articles and Presentations

Prospect is instructed to provide a regulatory update on changes to UK environmental law to a webinar being held by the Waste Facilities Audit Association (WFAA) – see a link to the event here

Employment Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on, negotiate and draft an exit package and an appropriate settlement agreement, and to deal with potential repercussions outside of the settlement agreement on behalf of a UK based global trend forecasting and insight practice further to the threat of a discrimination action from an employee

Planning Law

Prospect is instructed to issue a High Court challenge under section 289 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 against the decision of a Planning Inspector to uphold an appeal against an Enforcement Notice restricting the use of property at Nuffield Road in north London

Employment Law

Prospect is instructed to assist an employee with a potential claim for unfair dismissal as a result of legacy criminal charges that have no genuine impact on his ability to work

Environmental Law and Nuclear

Prospect submits final environmental law survey in conjunction with an international engineering corporate updating a nuclear project management organisation on the range of environmental regulatory systems governing the conduct of a major nuclear decommissioning project in the UK

Planning Law

Prospect is instructed to advise on a number of procedural issues affecting an application by a local authority for a Planning Enforcement Order under section 171 BB of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to prevent the continued and previously concealed use of commercial property as a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in London

Environmental Law

Prospect is instructed to advise the management company of a private residential estate in a Conservation Area on the lawfulness of plans by a third part to install utilities within a non-public road leading to a mixed commercial and residential pontoon on the River Thames in West London

Prospect is a multi-disciplinary practice with specialist expertise in the energy and environmental sectors with particular experience in the low carbon energy sector. The firm is made up of lawyers, engineers, insurance and risk management specialists, and finance experts.

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