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Clients rate the overall level of service at Bond Dickinson LLP as ‘first class’, citing the ‘confidence-inspiring advice and the team’s excellent understanding of the environmental field’ as key factors in its success. Stuart Wardlaw heads the practice and regularly acts for commercial, industrial and public sector clients. Highlights included advising a manufacturer on its dealings with regulators concerning a waste pile left at a site adjacent to the client’s premises which was causing nuisance, including advising on potential civil and statutory remedies.

Ward Hadaway’s Mark Whitehead advised New Mill Biogas on the development of a multimillion-pound anaerobic digestion biogas project in Yorkshire. Neil Robson and Stephen Graham are co-heads of the team, which has a range of environmental experience spanning landfill and quarry development issues, contaminated land and environmental damage claims, financial provision agreements for waste management licenses, and pollution and flooding issues.

Standout figures in Clyde & Co LLP’s environmental law practice include James Thompson, who is ‘focused upon achieving the best reputational and commercial outcomes for clients’, and Kirsty Gomersal, who regularly advises clients who are being investigated by the Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive.

At Eversheds LLP, contentious specialist Tim Hill regularly handles matters relating to pollution and waste offences, and assists with challenges to statutory notices.

Paul Liddle and Karen Simms at Sintons LLP are the key contacts and have experience in surface mines, biofuel projects, wind farms, energy from waste projects and bespoke energy contracts.

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