"Chambers has dedicated teams providing specialist advice and representation across a range of regulatory fields"

The Legal 500 2024

Our team of expert environmental barristers are able to provide advice and effective representation required by those engaged in, or affected by, the complex and multi-faceted regimes of environmental regulation.

We provide advice and representation in all areas of environmental law, including:

  • Air pollution
  • Cases involving the Waste Directive
  • Cases involving the WRAP Protocol
  • Climate change
  • Contaminated land
  • Environmental crime
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Re-cycling and re-using materials
  • Renewable energy
  • 59 applications
  • Statutory nuisance claims
  • Water pollution
  • Waste disposal
  • Waste Management Licence Regulations

We have a team of barristers who specialise in defending prosecutions. Members undertake a range of work, from high profile, large scale matters on behalf of multi-million pound corporate clients, to small individual claims. We defend a wide variety of cases prosecuted by the Environment Agency and other government bodies, particularly those involving the owners / directors of waste management companies and farms.

A number of our members are selected to prosecute on behalf of the Environment Agency in both the Magistrates Court and Crown Court.

Our knowledge in a wide variety of disciplines, such as criminal and public law, ensure that we bring an unrivalled strength and depth of experience to each and every case.

The Team