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Anderson Strathern

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1 ranked lawyersBand 3ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Retains a strong reputation for rural estate and agricultural work, with broader skills in pollution control, consenting and permitting issues and Environmental Impact Assessments. Also has expertise in water issues such as flooding and drainage. Clients include landowners, funders and commercial development companies. Further expertise in matters concerning energy and natural resources, including renewables and climate change action.

Work highlights

Advised the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce on the city's transition to a net-zero economy and preparations for hosting the UN Convention of the Parties climate change conference.

Notable practitioners

Alastair McKie works at the intersection of planning and environment law, and advises a wide range of clients on regulatory compliance, legislative drafting and contentious matters before the Scottish Ministers, Court of Session and Supreme Court.
"Alastair is very good at interpreting legislation and has an encyclopaedic knowledge, which allows him to tailor his advice to us."

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Alastair McKie
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