Sector

Environment & Planning

Our Environment & Planning Team has extensive experience of providing integrated planning and environment advice to a wide range of clients across pharmaceutical, manufacturing, energy, construction, retail, professional services, technology and waste sectors.

We integrate as a team with our clients, including their technical and engineering advisors.

In this way, we navigate a project through the environmental, licensing and regulatory requirements from concept to operation, completion, and remediation.

We have particular expertise in assisting clients to realise renewable energy projects from concept to operation. We also provide focused, transaction-oriented environmental legal due diligence support for property and corporate transactions.

Our Environment & Planning Team draws on the skills and technical knowledge of Solicitors from other parts of our Firm, including Real Estate, Corporate, Construction and Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

Recent Experience

  • Acting on behalf of a windfarm, in the defence of nuisance proceedings alleging excessive noise.
  • Fully defending judicial review proceedings taken by an objector against a zoning decision granted to a domestic energy client.
  • Acting on behalf of an international renewables client in successfully obtaining injunctive relief against objectors to that client’s windfarm development.
  • Providing legal due diligence in the areas of environment and planning.

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Team Lead

Team Lead

Giles G Smyth

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