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SOMERFIELD HOUSE, 59 LONDON ROAD, MAIDSTONE, KENT, ME16 8JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01622 690691
Fax:
Fax 01622 681430
DX:
4806 MAIDSTONE-1
Email:
Web:
www.brachers.co.uk

Lee May

Tel:
Work 01622 680431
Email:
Brachers

Work Department

Commercial Property

Position

Partner 

Expertise

  • Town and Country Planning
  • Environmental Law
  • Health and Safety Law

Career

Lee qualified with a Local Authority in 2001. He left to join the private sector in 2007 and joined Brachers in 2010.   He was made Partner in 2016.

Lee has over fifteen years’ experience of advising clients in all areas of town and country planning, environmental law and health and safety legislation. 

Lee advises developers, landowners and local authorities on all aspects of planning and environmental law. From major regeneration schemes, large residential and commercial developments, through to individual householder applications and schemes under permitted development rights. 

Lee act for businesses and business owners and senior managers when faced with prosecutions or investigations into breaches of Health and Safety legislation.

Member

  • Environmental Lawyers Association
  • Health and Safety Lawyers Association
  • Chartered Institution for Waste Management

Education

  • 1997 to 1998 - College of Law Guildford – Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • 1994 to 1997 – University of Kent at Canterbury – Law LLB (hons)


South East: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

Brachers' health and safety team is 'highly attentive, always available and willing to talk through any issues', with team head Lee May singled out for his 'strong in-depth knowledge of his subject area'. The practice acts for public and private sector clients, and is noted for its construction, healthcare and education sector expertise. John Sheath has more than 30 years' experience handling inquests, corporate manslaughter, and risk management and governance issues.

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South East: Real estate

Environment

Within: Environment

Brachers is a regular fixture in environmental prosecutions and enforcement, as well as statutory nuisance cases, including claims under s.82 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990. On the non-contentious front, the practice acts for developers and planning authorities in environmental impact assessments, and for landowners and purchasers on contaminated land issues. Other areas of expertise include advising on environmental issues related to corporate transactions, including warranties and indemnities related to potential environmental liabilities. Lee May heads the practice.

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