Our monthly overview of our work activity, recent instructions and firm news.
Prospect is listed as a Tier 1 leader for 2024 in the regional category of Energy, Projects and Natural Resources for the Legal 500 reference guide for the UK legal profession.
Prospect is instructed to advise in relation to environmental law issues affecting the purchase of a UK company with sites which may be affected by contaminated land regulations.
Nuclear and Commercial Law
Prospect is instructed to represent a specialist contractor in the nuclear supply chain in relation to commercial and IP issues surrounding the use of technology to deal with technical issues arising at a major radioactive waste reprocessing facility in the UK.
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Prospect is instructed to represent a MENA Region based client in a commercial dispute at the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) in London involving a major non-UK based energy based construction project
The MMDA has been a catalyst for a potentially transformative shift in the UK’s regulatory framework since it became law. In this revisit, we delve into the developments that have unfolded over the past two years.
Prospect is instructed by a mainland China-based company to form a joint venture partnership agreement with a UK-based education services and consultancy company.
Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Prospect is instructed to advise in a commercial dispute surrounding a shareholders agreement for the purchase of an international sports goods company.
Nuclear and Commercial Law
Prospect is instructed to advise on drafting issues affecting the constitution of a UK nuclear waste transportation and regulatory organisation.
Risk Mitigation and Transfer
Prospect is instructed in ongoing advice regarding the creation of new risk management and insurance arrangements for the UK’s offshore wind power industry.
Prospect is instructed to draft a joint venture agreement for a UK environmental services company.
Prospect is instructed to represent a local planning authority in an appeal against conviction and sentencing and confiscation proceedings relating to the unlawful use of land at Hayes in Middlesex.
The buzz around governance is growing louder. In recent months, local authority chief financial officers have issued a series of Section 114 notices, halting all non-essential spending due to a mismatch between income and expenditure. It’s similar to a private company publicly acknowledging its insolvency.
Assisting with correspondence to ex-employer on behalf of an employee and his new employer regarding the obligation to inform under the contract of employment that employee is working for a competitor.
Prospect represents Camden London Borough Council at Wood Green Crown Court in confiscation proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 concerning the unlawful use of land at Fortune Green Road in breach of an Enforcement Notice.
Prospect is instructed to advise the board of a UK company in relation to an investigation by the Official Receiver and potential Director Disqualification Order.
Prospect is instructed to advise a UK company in relation to various issues affecting an incoming employee faced with accusations of breach of restrictive covenants and in relation to possible counterclaims against an ex-employer .
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.