Water and waste water
What our barristers do
We advise and act on new water projects such as sewage treatment, sludge disposal, desalination, pipelines and reservoirs. We also act in disputes relating to such facilities where there are issues over their performance.
We advise and act on regulatory duties and requirements applying to water and sewerage undertakers, on discharges and abstraction.
We also advise on safety issues, for example, reservoir safety.
Who our barristers act for
Our barristers act for the full range of clients in this area, including developers and industrial operators, central government and local authorities, government agencies, interest groups and environmental NGOs.
Where our barristers act
Our barristers appear in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, public inquiries, Development Consent Order (DCO) inquiries and before Parliamentary Bill Committees.