Combining an in-depth understanding of the environmental industry with commercial awareness and legal expertise, we advise our clients on their environmental compliance obligations and risks, assisting them in minimising and managing their legal issues.
This requires knowledge of the regulatory framework in which our clients operate and an understanding of its commercial needs. Our environmental law expertise covers:
- Environmental disputes
- Environmental and insurance coverage
- Regulatory investigations and enforcement
- Environmental risk management
- Environmental compliance
- Water law
- Climate change
- Resource and waste management
- Warranty and indemnity
- Global claims
Our experience includes advising on claims and disputes relating to a variety of pollution and contamination matters and defending clients in respect of environmental prosecutions and regulatory investigations. We have also defended clients in respect of environmental prosecutions brought by the Environment Agency and Local Authorities.
Our team has been instructed on environmental group actions defending claims for losses and damages arising from contamination, odour nuisance and other environmental factors.
Our insurance team also advises on policy wording and coverage issues arising from the full range of environmental policies and extension wording including EIL, Contractors Pollution and Operational Insurance.