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Stephen Shergold

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Position

Stephen is a partner in the Environment and Safety practice at Dentons. Specializing in environment, health, safety and societal law, Stephen advises clients on incident response, day-to-day compliance matters and liability risk management. He regularly advises on pollution liability regimes, process authorizations and environmental permitting, waste law, chemicals law, renewable energy law, international climate change mechanisms, resource efficiency mechanisms, nuisance and negligence, habitat protection, health and safety law, product liability and broader societal issues such as human rights. Stephen's practice encompasses the oil and gas (upstream and downstream), mining, waste, manufacturing, land remediation, clean-tech, chemical, insurance, food and beverage, and power sectors. In addition to advising private companies, Stephen has specific expertise in drafting regulatory frameworks and statutory instruments in both the EU and emerging markets.  Stephen is a Band 1 ranked individual in Chambers and a member of the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for Environmental Law. 

Career

Trainee solicitor Cameron McKenna 1997-99; solicitor Dentons (formerly SNR Denton) 1999-2005; senior solicitor 2005-07, partner 2007-present.

Member

Law Society of England and Wales; United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA).

Education

University of Birmingham (1995 LLB (Hons) 2(:1)); De Montfort Law School, University of Birmingham (1997 Legal Practice Course (Distinction)).


London: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

Dentons is highly skilled in investigations and health and safety issues surrounding transactions. Stephen Shergold co-heads the practice and is particularly strong in handling issues relating to the Control of Major Accident Hazards regulations involving chemical and equipment safety. Aberdeen based Malcolm Gunnyeon also leads the team and has a strong emphasis on the food and beverage, infrastructure, and oil and gas sectors.  Other notable names include Sam Boileau, who focuses on the oil and gas an retail sectors, and Helen Bowdren, who works on investigations and transactional support.

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London: Real estate

Environment

Within: Leading individuals

Stephen Shergold - Dentons

Within: Environment

Dentons¬†handles environment-related transactions and provides regulatory advice. The firm is also experienced in defending allegations of environmental breaches. Practice head Stephen Shergold¬†is ‚Äėrelentless in his evaluation and formulation of key strategies‚Äô and specialises¬†in the environmental regulations concerning oil and gas extraction, waste, and food production. The practice also advises on the sale and purchase of contaminated land and sites, and handles the environmental aspects of M&A transactions.

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
    - SNR Denton

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