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Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Takes on a broad spectrum of environmental work, including energy project permitting matters and contaminated land cases. Impressive client base includes key players in the chemical, waste management and energy sectors. Offers notable experience in compliance and enforcement issues, and also assists with Environmental Impact Assessments and corporate due diligence.

Strengths

One client remarks: "The team has a good understanding of our business, which helps us get the right advice."

Another client praises CMS for its "thorough and customer-focused client service."

Work highlights

Continued to advise The Scottish Salmon Company on all contentious and non-contentious matters concerning its portfolio of fish farms in Scotland.

Notable practitioners

Joanna Waddell specialises in environment work, advising on regulatory and enforcement matters relating to waste, water and chemicals, and also assists with transactional due diligence.
"Joanna delivers high-quality work to tight timescales." "She has a good understanding of what is required and what the risks are on larger projects."

Robin Hutchison leads the team and handles a broad spread of environment work, which includes both contentious and non-contentious mandates relating to such issues as pollution control, hazardous waste and wildlife conservation.

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Scotland

Environment


Joanna Waddell
Band 3
Robin Hutchison
Band 3