Our UK team has the insight and sector experience to guide you through the complexity of local and international environmental laws and best practices.
We aim to deliver practical, user-friendly advice that you can quickly understand and implement. Drawing on experience from a wide range of sectors, our advice is timely, on point and strategic in the context of complex litigation, environmental emergencies and interventions, business transactions, development projects and compliance matters, as well as day-to-day commercial operations.
Climate change and environmental law services
Recognition in the UK
Provides succinct and accurate advice in a timely manner. Chambers and Partners
Our environmental lawyers are consistently recognised by both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for their work in the field.
The Legal 500 ranks the team as a Tier 1 environmental law firm for the Midlands. The guide also notes Andrew Litchfield as a Leading Individual.
Chambers and Partners ranks the team in Band 1 for the Midlands. Ben Stansfield's approach is described as "very commercial and pragmatic", while Andrew Litchfield's "excellent reputation" in the market is recognised.
Ben Stansfield is also featured in Who's Who Legal for Environmental Law.
Due to the nature of our work, the clients involved in the following examples of our work are confidential.
US AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER
We advised a car accessories manufacturer on complying with product stewardship regulations when importing its products into the EU.
We acted as the environmental local counsel for a US law firm when a US-based client sold oil/gas storage assets in the UK. We advised on pre-sale processes and negotiated environmental indemnities.
PEAKING POWER PLANTS PORTFOLIO
We acted as counsel on the environmental and consenting aspects for a US law firm. Their client was bidding for a portfolio of peaking power plants across the UK.
We acted for a quarry operator under investigation by the Environment Agency due to their ownership of contaminated land, helping our client avoid formal enforcement action.
We advised an industrial and logistics facilities developer on the acquisition of a heavily contaminated site.
We advised the managers of an investment fund on its annual environmental report and green house gas emissions reporting duties. This included undertaking an audit of its reports to ensure compliance.
Contact our environmental lawyers in the UK