- Council succeeds in Japanese knotweed prosecution (Bristol City Council v MB Estate Ltd)
- What are the practical implications of this decision?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Environment analysis: Angus Evers, partner at Shoosmiths LLP, examines a district judge's decision in Bristol City Council v MB Estate Ltd to fine a property company £18,000 for failing to comply with a community protection notice issued by the local authority requiring it to prevent the spread of Japanese knotweed on its property.
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