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This is an increasingly important area of law. With the focus on man-made climate change, protection of the environment and regulation of activities which impact the environment are under increasing scrutiny.

Environmental Offences and Waste Crime Prosecutions

If you need advice on complying with environmental law, or you or your company are the subject of an environmental prosecution, contact Lewis Nedas Law today.

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This area of law has been the subject of recent reform. Recent acts which impose penalties and sanctions include:

  • Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008
  • Environmental Damage (prevention and remediation) Regs 2009
  • Environmental Civil Sanctions Order 2010

These grant the authorities wide-ranging powers including fines of up to 10% of a firm's turnover and asset confiscation under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

We have acted for a variety of companies, including waste disposal companies in recent years. We have experience in all relevant areas of law: commercial law, civil law, criminal law and administrative law.

We have dealt with many issues successfully for our clients including:

  • water pollution
  • waste management offences
  • environmental permitting
  • statutory nuisance proceedings
  • appeals against abatement notices

Contact our City Solicitors for Specialist Legal Advice

For further information or to speak to our solicitors please telephone us on 02073872032, complete our online enquiry form or contact Jeffrey Lewis, Siobhain Egan, or Keith Wood.

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