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Environmental Law, Built Environment & Planning

With increasing regulation of the natural and built environment, environmental law is becoming an important area of practice. Spanning both private and public law, environmental law includes advice, drafting contracts and agreements, advocacy and also criminal work relating to:

  • Statutory nuisance & noise control
  • Control of hazardous substances
Air & Water
  • Air quality & air pollution
  • Water pollution, flooding, damage by water 
  • Law of sewers & drains
  • Rights & duties of landowners
  • Occupier's liability
  • Waste management, litter control, fly-tipping
  • Contaminated land
  • Countryside protection,, hedgerows
  • Agriculture & forestry law
  • Rights of way
  • Protection & keeping of animals
  • Animal health & welfare
  • Liability of owners/keepers of animals
  • Dangerous animals
  • Hunting law
Built Environment / Town & Country Planning
  • Development plans (old & new)
  • Development control
  • Advertisement control
  • Preservation of trees
  • Untidy sites
  • Listed buildings & conservation areas
  • Compulsory purchase
  • Enforcement
  • Planning appeals
  • Planning inquiries
  • Judicial review

The environmental law, built environment and planning barristers deal regularly with work in the following towns (among others):

  • Leicester
  • Nottingham
  • Coventry
  • Northampton
  • Peterborough
  • Derby
  • Lincoln

The environmental law, built environment and planning barristers group consists of:

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