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Clarke Willmott LLP

Environment

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What the team is known for

Broad environmental law offering with a wealth of experience in prosecution and enforcement matters. Clients include housebuilders, landowners, and individuals and companies from the agricultural sector. Regularly advises clients on the environmental aspects of major residential development projects. Notable experience in handling waste management issues.

Strengths

A source says: "The individuals are all very responsive and straightforward, and as a team they are cohesive and understand what needs to be done."

Work highlights

Advised Ireosa, a farming business in Devon, on its defence of an Environment Agency prosecution concerning a pollution incident. The team persuaded the Agency to drop some of the charges in exchange for the client pleading guilty to two of the charges, thus reducing Ireosa's exposure in terms of fines and costs.

Notable practitioners

Neil Baker can provide clients with a high degree of environment expertise while advising on development projects and planning applications.
"Very good and highly experienced on the planning side of environment law."

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Overview

Clarke Willmott's Bristol Planning and Environment team's expertise covers contentious and non-contentious planning and environmental law issues relating to residential, commercial and mixed use development, transportation, agricultural and waste and minerals.

We regularly deal with planning applications and appeals, advocacy at planning and other inquiries and before Planning Committees, planning and highways agreements, environmental impact assessment, enforcement proceedings, CPO procedures, highways and rights of way issues, town and village green registrations, common land consents, advertisement consents, contaminated land, environmental permit applications and appeals and environmental prosecutions.



Environment Department

Clarke Willmott LLP

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1 Georges Square

Bath Street

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS1 6BA

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Environment


Neil Baker
Band 3