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Pinsent Masons LLP

1 PARK ROW, LEEDS, LS1 5AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 244 5000
Fax:
Fax 0113 244 8000
DX:
26440 LEEDS-28
Email:
Web:
www.pinsentmasons.com

Helen Peters

Tel:
Work 0113 368 2099
Email:
Pinsent Masons LLP

Career

Helen specialises in all aspects of UK, EU and international environmental law and policy having retrained as a lawyer after a degree incorporating environmental science and working as an advisor to the National Farmers Union. She has extensive experience across a range of sectors, in particular energy (including nuclear), waste and water, chemicals, contaminated land and climate change. She is recognised as a leading UK Environmental Lawyer by Chambers Legal Directory and Legal 500. She acts for major utilities, private and public corporations, central government departments, government agencies and local authorities.

Helen is a member of the UK Environmental Law Association, the International Nuclear Law Association and the World Nuclear Association.

Education

BSc - Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University

Post-Graduate Diploma in Law


Yorkshire and the Humber: Real estate

Environment

Within: Leading individuals

Helen Peters - Pinsent Masons LLP

Within: Environment

Pinsent Masons LLP’s practice is led by the β€˜approachable’ Helen Peters, who β€˜is a very competent environmental lawyer, who really understands the nuclear sector’. The team has expertise in all aspects of UK, EU and international environmental policy, and routinely handles civil disputes, regulatory compliance issues, and matters arising from serious pollution incidents. Peters, along with Paul Rice, advised NuGeneration on drafting environmental and operational permit applications for radioactive substances activity, combustion activity and waste discharge activity pertaining to its new nuclear power station in West Cumbria. Peters also assisted Himor Carrington with environmental contractual issues arising from the acquisition of a site, as well as assisting with remediation matters, water management and environmental permitting. Other clients include Drax Power, United Utilities, Hanson and Amec Foster Wheeler.

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