Nick Hammond and Eddison Flint secure acquittals for Company Directors in large scale environmental prosecution

November 2, 2023

Eddison Flint and Nick Hammond from Exchange Chambers acted for the company directors in a waste management prosecution involving the disposal of several hundred thousand tonnes of waste.

The financial and environmental impacts of the offences were far reaching throughout Shropshire.

After an 8-week trial, prosecuted by the Environment Agency, the defendants were unanimously acquitted of all charges.

Nick and Eddison specialise in criminal and regulatory matters and are regularly instructed in high value prosecutions representing both state and privately funded clients.

Eddison was instructed by Michael O’Garra from O’Garra Cohen Cramer Solicitors.  Nick was instructed by Rob Rhode from ABR Solicitors.