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Waste, Renewables & Energy

We provide clients with practical commercial solutions helping them to manage the legal issues surrounding the increasing pressure on businesses to reduce emissions and waste and to increase the use of renewable sources.

What we can do for you

We draw upon many years of experience in the sector to give our clients a real insight into the legal and regulatory issues and through our membership of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management. We are aware of proposed changes in the law before they come into effect, giving our clients unparalleled access to future legislative and regulatory direction.

Waste

Our waste management lawyers have a solid grasp of the complex regulatory environment enabling us to provide a full service to our waste sector clients. Our services include advising on the legal issues affecting the managing, storing, handling, treating and disposing of waste as well as extracting value from waste. 

CIWM

We are an Affiliated Organisation Member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management. CIWM is the professional body, which represents over waste professionals working in the sustainable resources and wastes management sectors. CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working it the industry. We, in turn, continue to provide CIWM with regular corporate governance and other legal advice.

Renewables & environment

Our team includes commercial, corporate, regulatory, real estate, environmental, planning and waste lawyers meaning that our clients can be assured of receiving specialist, technically sound and commercially driven advice.

We have advised on wind power projects, anaerobic digesters, waste powered combined heat and power plants, wind and solar farm agreements, planning and environmental issues arising from on shore wind farms and solar panels and technology transfer agreements to name but a few.

Recent examples of our work

  • The Wastepack Group Limited – our team provided strategic and operational legal advice on the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013 and on the Group’s e-waste compliance scheme. We have also undertaken a variety of acquistional work for the Group
  • Enviroparks Limited – we provided specialist planning advice for Enviroparks’ integrated waste and recycling facility at Hirwaun
  • BioWayste Limited – we drafted and negotiated agreements for the installation and operation of anaerobic digestion technology plants at food production facilities in the UK and EIRE
  • EU Energy plc – prior to its disposal to a US multinational, EU Energy owned wind turbine technology patents and know how. We drafted and negotiated a number of technology transfer agreements with customers of the technology based in China and in India.

Who we are

If you can't find what you're looking for or would like to talk to us in more detail, please contact Jeremy Eden or another member of our specialist waste, renewables & energy team. We'd love to hear from you!

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