1COR are at the forefront of this rapidly developing area of law.

We appear in civil, regulatory and criminal proceedings and we advise on transactional work, particularly environmental warranties and indemnities, involving UK and international risks. We have claimants, industry and regulators as our clients.

We have a particular expertise in environmental group litigation, judicial review and cases involving a crossover between environmental and human rights issues.

Areas covered include:

  • Human Rights & Access to Justice
  • Planning Inquiries
  • Planning Judicial Review
  • Waste
  • Nuisance
  • Prosecutions
  • Rivers and Waterways
  • Renewable Energy and Climate Change

Our barristers act for a very wide range of clients, from groups of Colombian farmers to large multinational companies, and from private individuals challenging planning decisions to environmental regulators.

“Respected set noted for covering a broad spectrum of matters in the environmental space. Contaminated land, statutory nuisance, conservation, water and planning all fall within its spacious remit. It recently made headlines representing the States of Guernsey in a dispute with 3M over environmental damage caused by the long-term sale of fire-fighting foams.” (Chambers & Partners 2018)

1 Crown Office Row is proud to be a member of UKELA (UK Environmental Law Association), the foremost membership body for anyone working in the environmental law sector. UKELA offers cutting edge CPD and events that keep its members up to date on the environmental law topics that matter at which 1 Crown Office Row is a regular contributor. We recommend membership to anyone interested in environmental law.  Find out more on UKELA’s website here.

Matthew Phipps 1COR

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