The following Environment guidance note Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Environmental consultants work in a wide range of areas in regulating, controlling and preventing air, land and water pollution. They assess environmental risk and review compliance with environmental regulation and best practice.
Environmental consultants have:
affiliations with other consultancies, providing trusted contacts and referrals
knowledge of regulatory requirements
practical advice and experience in environmental risk and management
Environmental consultants may be instructed by lawyers on behalf of their client for various types of work, including:
to assess the environmental risks and liabilities associated with the acquisition of a property portfolio or target company, eg contaminated land assessment, environmental audit for compliance with environmental law
to advise on environmental impacts and project design for developments or major projects
to report on regulatory compliance and defend enforcement action on behalf of their client
to provide evidence as an expert witness on behalf of their client in litigation
to peer review reports prepared by other consultants
An environmental consultancy may provide expertise in a number of areas, including:
contaminated land assessment
health and safety
invasive plant species
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