Environment, Health and Safety

Meet the team

Our team of specialist lawyers can help you to create safer workplaces and manage environmental protection.

Health and safety in the workplace and environmental protection are high on the public agenda and breaches can cause major reputational and financial damage. Our environmental, health and safety (EHS) team provides practical support to help you comply with the spectrum of legislation, often working alongside colleagues in other teams to provide highly specialist, holistic advice.

We have an in-depth understanding of EHS laws, policies and how different industry sectors are regulated, both in the EU and around the world. Our acknowledged expertise in energy, real estatetransport and infrastructure gives our advice additional authority, and the breadth of our work across the global supply chain gives us a bird’s eye view of evolving market conditions.

Our experience covers energy and transport, real estate, contamination and remediation, lender risks and liabilities, M&A, permitting, licensing, consents and appeals, environmental impact assessments, risk advisory and mitigation, waste including transboundary movement of waste and ship recycling, water including offshore renewable and oil and gas development, occupational health and safety, product liability and product safety including CE Marking compliance and infringement, medical devices and substances including pharmacovigilance, RoHS, WEEE and ATEX, chemicals (REACH, CLP, GHS and BPR), narcotics, terrorism and product recalls.

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    Ship scrapping: Who owes a duty of care?

    In this article we discuss the recent case of Begum (on behalf of Mollah) v Maran (UK) Limited and the potential implications for the entire industry regarding ongoing liability in relation to ship recycling.

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    Impact of RD-LAW 23/2020 on projects under development

    The Royal Decree-Law 23/2020, which approves measures in the field of energy and other areas for economic recovery entered into force on 25 June 2020. This article provides an analysis of the changes introduced and their effect on renewable energy projects.

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