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The South Environment
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2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by DMH Stallard LLP

DMH Stallard’s Planning and Environment Group has particular expertise in respect of renewables and waste, sustainable drainage and flooding, water infrastructure agreements, regulatory compliance and environmental litigation.

Given our large team of lawyers and planning consultants and our work on significant planning applications, the team has developed particular skills and expertise in Environmental Impact Assessment work.

The team is led by Heidi Copland, an acknowledged expert of many years’ standing.  Partner, Chloe Karamian, is also making a name for herself and brings direct local authority experience to bear on advising clients.

Our highly qualified, highly regarded senior planner in the team – Peter Rainier - has significant experience to offer clients.

We guide our clients through the complex arena of environmental law and regulation, helping them to make decisions that will benefit their business and keep them up to date with the evolving legislation. We have particular expertise in the waste and renewables industry, understanding the issues that clients must overcome to be profitable in what is a complex and consolidating sector.

Our track record in dispute resolution is such that we are often involved in ground-breaking cases on issues such as statutory and private nuisance, and prosecutions by or disputes with the Environment Agency, Natural England and local authorities.

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Environment - The South
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What the team is known for

DMH Stallard works with a number of local and national corporates, as well as private individuals. The practice covers a broad array of environment matters, including waste issues, nuisance claims and regulatory compliance. It has further experience handling prosecutions brought by the Environment Agency and other regulatory bodies. The team frequently assists with cases involving breaches of the tree preservation regulations and appeals against restocking notices served by the Forestry Commission.

Work Highlights

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  • DMH Stallard acted for Countryside Properties on a number of highways and water matters, including agreements under Sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and Sections 104 and 185 of the Water Industry Act 1991.

Notable Practitioners

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Heidi Copland
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Heidi Copland
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Heidi Copland advises property developers and infrastructure companies on environmental regulatory compliance in relation to major projects. She frequently assists with waste and drainage management issues, as well as breaches of regulations concerning the preservation of trees.

Chloe Karamian
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Chloe Karamian
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Chloe Karamian assists clients with a range of environmental issues, including those that relate to large infrastructure projects. She regularly acts for house builders and private individuals, and has strong experience handling appeals against restocking notices served by the Forestry Commission.

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Heidi Copland
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Heidi Copland
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Chloe Karamian
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