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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Jane Southworth

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Jane is a legal director in our environmental team. She handles a broad range of non-contentious environmental and health and safety work.

Her recent experience includes:

  • advising a client in the chemicals sector on the environmental issues arising on the closure of a site;
  • carrying out due diligence and negotiating the transfer of environmental risks in the context of both mergers and acquisitions and real estate work;
  • advising on producer responsibility issues particularly REACH, WEEE and ROHS.

Jane is recognised in Chambers as “highly regarded when it comes to areas such as REACH and WEEE” and is “good to work with – sensible, with a commercial view”.



Legal Director

North West: Real estate

Planning and environment

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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