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East Anglia Environment
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2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Birketts LLP

We are a team of twelve specialists in this field, drawn both from the public and private sector, providing high quality, practical advice and representation on all aspects of planning law and environmental law.

The team is regularly instructed by developers, land owners and local planning authorities. We offer a full service encompassing all aspects of planning law and environmental law and provide practical, solution-focused advice at a competitive price. We are experienced in providing support for planning applications and appeals, section 106 Agreements and planning enforcement

We can add significant value to the service by drawing on the expertise of other firm members who specialise in property transactions and public law.

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Environment - East Anglia
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What the team is known for

Advises a broad base of clients, including those in the water and energy sectors. Regularly defends clients against criminal prosecutions and other enforcement actions. Also noted for its practice advising on the environmental aspects of transactions and developments. Frequently deals with nuisance claims and also offers expertise in matters concerning village greens.

Strengths

One client remarks that Birketts "always provides timely and thoughtful advice."

Another client comments: "Birketts provides a good service that is prompt and fairly priced for an excellent level of performance."

Work highlights

Advising an energy supply business on the planning and environmental aspects of a proposed pipeline project.

Notable practitioners

Deborah Sharples advises corporate and farming clients, among others, on a range of environmental issues including permitting regulations and compliance. She has experience in matters related to waste management, drainage and hazardous substances, as well as noise complaints.
"Deborah is amenable and gets the job done effectively. She is also clear about the level of work required and does not do more than necessary to represent our interests well at a fair cost." "She is very knowledgeable on the subject and can easily draw together all the evidence and facts to make a consistent and concise argument."

Richard Eaton represents clients in both contentious and non-contentious environment matters, as part of a broader planning and public law practice. He has notable experience in noise and odour nuisance claims, as well as village green applications.

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