Andrew Haslam KC

Call 1991
Silk 2018

"He has an incredible eye for detail, a forensic understanding of complex evidence and is a formidable advocate."

The Legal 500 2024
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Environmental Regulation

Andrew provides expert advocacy and advisory services in environmental law and practice.

Andrew has a wealth of experience in the defence of a wide variety of cases brought by the Environmental Agency under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. He has particular expertise in cases that involve the owners / directors of farms and rural land.

Andrew’s extensive case experience includes defending companies and individuals accused of breaches of waste licences and permits and illegal waste dumping.  He has extensive knowledge of the areas of exemptions and disclosure as well as the financial issues associated with Environmental Agency prosecutions and subsequent proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Andrew is recommended year after year in Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500, where he is consistently recognised for his expertise as a leading silk.

Andrew brings over 30 years of experience at the criminal bar to bear when examining both the evidence of witnesses and documentary evidence.  He prides himself on attention to detail, thorough preparation, his understanding of complex legal and evidential issues and his ability to resolve them.