Provided by Stephen Tromans KC
Stephen Tromans QC is generally recognised as the leading practitioner in environmental law in the UK. As long ago as 1991 when a partner at Simmons & Simmons, he was named as the “Lawyers’ Lawyer” for environmental work by “Lawyer” magazine. Since moving to the Bar in 1999 and taking silk in 2009 he has been consistently highly rated in environmental law, energy law and planning law, and has been both environmental Junior and Silk of the year in the Chambers Bar Awards.
His work covers all aspects of environmental and natural resources law, both in its regulatory and commercial aspects, in cases such as judicial review, planning and other appeals, commercial disputes, arbitration, nuisance and other common law claims. It has a significant international and EU dimension. Stephen is known as the author of the leading texts on the subjects of contaminated land, environmental assessment, and nuclear law. He has a substantial practice in all forms of energy, water, waste, and major infrastructure generally.
He is recognised by Chambers & Partners as one of the Chambers 100, a list of the top 100 silks across all practice areas.
Stephen Tromans KC
Stephen Tromans KC is an outstanding name in the environmental and planning spheres, who brings these skills to the energy sector. He is also known for his pre-eminent expertise in legal matters pertaining specifically to nuclear energy. Tromans is commended by peers for the strength of his regulatory practice.
"If you need advice on an area of nuclear law you instruct him. Stephen is extremely knowledgeable and has genuine sector expertise which is invaluable." "He is very easy to talk to and discuss ideas with, and he has a very measured but very experienced manner so clients get a lot of confidence from his advice."
Advised EDF on various aspects of the proposed nuclear power station at Sizewell.