Contaminated Land

Contaminated Land

What our contaminated land barristers offer

Members of the team work closely with the construction and commercial groups in chambers to provide advice and representation in relation to contaminated land.

Our contaminated land experience

  • Working with public authorities in relation to drawing up and issuing remediation notices and identifying appropriate persons.
  • Advising companies and developers on liability and apportionment for clean up.
  • Advice in the context of corporate transactions and the allocation of liabilities.
  • Advising on the first test of lender liability and knowing permitter liability under Part IIA.

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Who to contact

Andrew Poyser

Andrew Poyser is the Deputy Senior Clerk for the Contaminated Land team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.


Andrew PoyserEmail


Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1190


Mobile: +44 (0)7921 880 669


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Richard Harwood OBE QC

Richard Harwood OBE QC

Call: 1993 Silk: 2013

Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC

Call: 1971 Silk: 1992

William Norris QC

William Norris QC

Call: 1974 Silk: 1997

Colin McCaul QC

Colin McCaul QC

Call: 1978 Silk: 2003

Adrian Hughes QC

Adrian Hughes QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2006

Stephen Tromans QC

Stephen Tromans QC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2009

Charles Manzoni QC

Charles Manzoni QC

Call: 1988 Silk: 2009

Rory Dunlop QC

Rory Dunlop QC

Call: 2002 Silk: 2019

John Pugh-Smith

John Pugh-Smith

Call: 1977

Christiaan Zwart

Christiaan Zwart

Call: 1997

Richard Wald

Richard Wald

Call: 1997

Colin Thomann

Colin Thomann

Call: 1999

James Burton

James Burton

Call: 2001

Caroline Allen

Caroline Allen

Call: 2005

Andrew Deakin

Andrew Deakin

Call: 2006

Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake

Call: 2007

Jack Holborn

Jack Holborn

Call: 2008

Catherine Dobson

Catherine Dobson

Call: 2009

Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan

Call: 2010

Victoria Hutton

Victoria Hutton

Call: 2011

Jonathan Darby

Jonathan Darby

Call: 2012

Matthew Horton QC

Matthew Horton QC

Call: 1969 Silk: 1989

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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