Davidson Chalmers Stewart

Environment Department

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What the team is known for Offers considerable expertise in a range of environmental matters, particularly in relation to waste management. Advises clients on permitting and regulatory compliance, as well as appealing environmental enforcement notices. Demonstrates niche expertise in issues relating to the development of former quarry sites.

Work highlights Advised Pelagia in relation to the interpretation of existing and new regulation governing air emissions from industrial processes, and negotiations with SEPA about the application of regulation to the company’s fish processing operation at its plant in Aberdeen.

Notable practitioners

Laura Tainsh
is head of environment and dedicates much of her time to advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters relating to the waste sector. She is one of few Law Society of Scotland Accredited Specialists in Environmental Law.
"Excellent - accessible, knowledgeable and responsive." "Laura gets to the heart of the matter quickly and is well regarded and connected in the industry." "A well-known expert in the waste management sector."