His practice has included UK and EU environmental and energy laws and work on water, waste, air quality, industrial emissions, chemicals regulation, radioactive substances and environmental regulation. He worked as a senior lawyer at the UK Department of the Environment/DETR/Defra, has worked with all of the devolved administrations in the UK, and has undertaken legislative drafting projects in the UK, EU, Southeast Asia, Middle East and for a Crown Dependency.

He spent a year in the USA on a Harkness Fellowship, visiting 25 states and researching and writing a book on ‘Making Environmental Laws Work – Law and Policy in the UK and USA”, and he is currently Consultant Editor for Halsbury’s Laws volumes on Water and Waterways. His recent work includes in-depth coverage of climate change, Green Recovery, energy transition, net zero, and the full implications of the COP26 climate negotiations for businesses and future policy.

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