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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Elizabeth Shepherd

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Elizabeth is a partner in our regulatory group specialising in non-contentious environment, health and safety law.

She advises on all aspects of environment, health and safety law and has expertise in assessing and negotiating responsibility for environmental risk. She also advises on stand alone issues such as waste, pollution prevention and control and contaminated land.

Elizabeth's current projects in the renewable energy sector include advising a client on whether materials generated from biomass fuelled power stations should be classified as waste. She advises a number of major corporations and sector associations on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions trading. She also advises regularly on environmental regulatory aspects of waste to energy projects in the context of waste PFI projects. Her clients include The Atomic Energy Authority, Centrica Plc, Yorkshire Electricity and Midlands Electricity.

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North West: Projects, energy and natural resources


Within: Energy

For energy mandates, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP operates closely with its national and international colleagues and is experienced across planning and projects work, often with a cross-border element, in the energy sector. Environment head Elizabeth Shepherd has advised on high-value cross-border energy-related mandates. Construction and engineering partner Chris Pickens is also a key contact for energy-related work in Manchester.

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North West: Real estate

Planning and environment

Within: Leading individuals

Elizabeth Shepherd - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Planning and environment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s expertise spans complex planning and environmental matters, and the team is particularly noted for its experience in compulsory purchase and regeneration schemes, residential schemes, energy and retail sector developments are areas of expertise for the team. It was instructed by London & Continental Railways to resist a potential compulsory purchase of part of its Axis site in Birmingham for a highway improvement scheme and also advised the client on the redevelopment of the site. The team also acted for The London Borough of Barnet on compulsory purchase, planning and highways matters relating to the £4bn redevelopment of the Brent Cross shopping centre and the regeneration of Cricklewood in London; advised developer, Bluemantle Group, on the regeneration of the former Loco Works site at Horwich, Bolton; and advised new client Ørsted in connection with the implementation of two development consent orders to facilitate the delivery of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The ‘highly recommended’ Richard Lloyd is active across planning, compulsory purchase and highways law, with particular expertise in large regeneration schemes involving compulsory purchase; and heads the compulsory purchase group. Michelle Moss regularly handles high-profile compulsory purchase mandates as does principal associate Matthew Collings. Senior associate Fiona Barker is experienced on infrastructure schemes and advises on the land assembly aspects of Development Consent Orders. Elizabeth Shepherd is ‘very experienced’ and is noted for her specialist chemicals expertise, and heads the environment team, which also features principal associate Catherine Henney and legal director Jane Southworth.

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