Regulatory & Environmental Law
Regulatory work is a particular strength of our barristers’ chambers. Our developing Environmental Law group is advising on all aspects of law including commercial and civil actions. For all regulatory issues call 0844 272 2322.
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St Pauls Chambers is known as the leading Regulatory set outside London. We have a vast experience in Health and Saftey including fatal accidencts and product safety, regularly representing smes and larger companies in prosecutions around the country.
Chambers have also build up a tremendous reputation in disciplinary cases, with counsel regularly appearing in cases involving Solicitors, Nurses, Doctors, Social Workers and Financial Services Advisers. Members of chambers also sit on the boards of various professional regulators including the Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board [AADB].
Our Environmental group is growing with recent instructions in cases about Solar Panel PV Feed in Tariff, Carbon Capture Storage, and Data Protection for Cloud Computing in Smart Grid.
Our Leeds Barristers deal with proceedings when they are brought, but are also experienced in giving proactive preventative advice to business. Our lawyers work in the following areas:
Business regulation, including corporate governance and compliance. This is particularly important in the context of corporate manslaughter and bribery and corruption.
Health and Safety: asbestos, fire, lifting, transport, construction, heights, radiation, fairgrounds, quarries, explosives & fireworks.
- Trading standards: loan sharks, product safety & recall, counterfeiting, weights & measures, pricing, OFT and competition.
- Administrative and Public Law.
- Food safety.
- Environmental law including carbon emissions and utility regulation.
- Licensing: firearms, alcohol, transport and gambling.
- Traffic Commissioner Inquiries (VOSA)
Regulatory matters are frequently suitable cases in which to instruct the barrister direct. St Pauls has a large number of direct access barristers able to assist on an urgent basis
John Harrison has recently been appointed to the list of Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law.Read On