Environmental & regulatory

A practical, knowledgeable approach to environmental risk, regulatory compliance and incident management.

Pragmatic, effective advice and support

 Environmental law is all about the protection, regulation and improvement of the natural environment. While regulatory law involves compliance with the complex web of rules and regulations that apply to most organisations. In both cases, we can help you ensure your organisations complying with its responsibilities and support you if you find its inadvertently in breach of them. Finding sensible solutions is what we do best.

Whatever the issue, we can help

You can turn to us for support on a wide range of issues relating to local authority and Environment Agency regulation. From pollution, flooding, noise nuisance and waste management to health and safety matters. We also advise on projects such as land transactions and property development where obstacles including contamination or biodiversity requirements demand strategic advice and carefully drafted conditions.

Clear commercial guidance

Our team has a great depth and breadth of knowledge, experience and resources and is headed by a former Environmental Agency solicitor. We understand the regulations and the issues surrounding them and appreciate you need commercial advice that’s both accurate and cost-effective. So we identify practical options, present them clearly in plain English and help you decide on the most appropriate approach. We also have the skills to advocate for you to get the best outcome possible.

Access to our network of specialists

Our aim is to minimise your risk by swiftly providing well-informed, decisive advice. Some issues need specialist environmental consultants and we can help with this too. Our network of trusted advisors includes engineers, hydrologists, geologists, ecologists, modellers and planners. If we don’t have the skills you need in-house, we’ll refer you to the right person.

What areas do we cover?

  • Compulsory land acquisitions/purchase orders
  • Environmental permit compliance
  • Liability for environmental contamination, pollution and waste
  • Environmental and land-based disputes
  • Flytipping
  • Site contamination, asbestos and brownfield development advice

For advice you can rely on, contact us today

0300 124 0406
enquiries@schofieldsweeney.co.uk

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