Harrison Grant acts for companies and other commercial organisations seeking solutions to environmental problems who need expert environmental or planning law advice.
It may be that you own or occupy land that has been identified as contaminated, or you need advice about your responsibilities over handling waste or need to update your compliance procedures on environmental and health and safety. We also have expertise on the law tackling bribery and corruption and can advise on compliance.
You may be buying or selling land and need to ensure that you are adequately protected against current or future environmental liabilities. We have planning experience of negotiating s106 agreements, advising on contaminated land, other existing problems such as Japanese Knotweed in the context of land redevelopment.
We often work with organisations and their in-house or instructed lawyers who may not have specialist environmental law expertise.
We advised a pension fund that owned a factory site that was heavily contaminated and was being identified as a special site by the Environment Agency under the contaminated land regime. We advised the fund as to its potential liability and possible measures it could take to minimise its financial exposure.