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 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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    Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 163

    A broad spectrum of cases in this issue of Commercial Disputes Weekly covering sanctions and loan notes, rent default in an aircraft lease, a shareholder derivative action challenging climate risk management and remoteness of losses in a cargo sale chain. CDW will be taking a short break. The next issue will be available on Tuesday 6 June 2023.

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    Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 162

    In this issue of Commercial Disputes Weekly, we consider a Supreme Court decision on limitation of time in respect of an oil spill, interpretation of an aviation lessor determination clause, the requirements for formation of a lease and whether it was reasonable to believe that sanctions applied.

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