Stephensons specialist solicitors have extensive knowledge in this specialist area of work, ensuring that you receive the correct advice at a critical time. We have experience of prosecuting cases on behalf of local authorities and public bodies, which means that we understand what is involved in providing legal advice in the face of enforcement.
In April 2004, a summons was issued against Eurotech Environmental Ltd by the Environment Agency, citing Section 85 of the Water Resources Act 1991, whereby criminal liability can extend to contractors who are brought in to clear waste and pollution. Our Environmental team won the case on appeal and our clients were exonerated and awarded costs.
- Notices and works notices
- Prohibition notices (Where there is a risk of environmental damage)
- Suspension of environmental licences
- Variation of licence conditions, injunctions
- Prosecutions, warnings and cautions
We are able to provide you with on site visits in order to provide you with a rapid response which assesses your particular circumstances when faced with these issues.