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Baker McKenzie

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 4London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Acts for a wide range of national and international corporates on compliance with EU REACH, WEEE, RoHS, energy efficiency and emissions regulations, alongside expertise handling regulatory investigations and product regulation. Operates as part of a global climate change team, advising key international clients on emissions trading matters. Routinely instructed by clients from the technology and manufacturing sectors.

Strengths

An interviewee attests: "They are a go-to for European environmental matters, incredibly knowledgeable on case law and super responsive."

Another source adds: "They have a great client base and give top-quality service."

Sources report: "They have people based in all the key markets, with good global coverage. They communicate well with clients, their work is considered and thoughtful, and they bring knowledge on the day-to-day."

Work highlights

Acted for Cobelfret on the acquisition of a former UK manufacturing site, advising on the associated environmental issues including surrenders and transfers of environmental permits, asbestos management and site remediation, drainage and redevelopment issues.

Notable practitioners

Graham Stuart is recognised for his expertise in climate change and sustainability matters. He frequently advises clients on product regulation in the technology and pharmaceutical sectors, among other matters.
"He has very sound technical knowledge and excellent interpersonal skills. He is particularly good at understanding project needs and coming up with a refined legal brief." "Graham always looks for commercial solutions and is very knowledgeable, cool, calm and pragmatic. He is very user-friendly, cuts through the complexity to get to the heart of matters and is a delight to deal with."

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London (Firms)

Environment


Graham Stuart
Band 3
UK-wide

Environment: Climate Change


Graham Stuart
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