Burges Salmon LLP has contributed the Environment and Energy section of the In-House Lawyer since September 2004, keeping the readership informed of all significant environmental legal issues throughout this period..
With a long standing, established reputation of advising not just environment organisations, but the environment sector as a whole, clients include industrial, commercial and manufacturing businesses, regulators, and local and central Government.
Burges Salmon's environmental expertise covers advice in areas such as environmental litigation, criminal prosecutions for pollution, climate change and emissions trading, economic instruments, contaminated land, waste law, permitting, hazardous substances and corporate environmental strategies.
Known for displaying 'quality of service from top to bottom', with the Environment Team 'acknowledged as one of the best in the country, by any standard' (Chambers). The Team consists of independently recognised experts in the field, among them Ross Fairley, the Team's Head, and Ian Salter.
Chambers rate Ross as one of the UK's leading practitioners with an 'exceptional grasp of environmental law, especially in relation to renewables' with 'incredible knowledge, organised guidance and ability to deal with all levels of people'.
Complementing Ross, Ian is regarded by Chambers as a 'technically excellent practitioner with a wealth of experience' with Who's Who Legal describing him as 'top of the list for energy related work' with an 'unsurpassed' reputation in nuclear.
The Team has developed into a leader in the field of environmental projects particularly in the energy and waste sectors. It's advice in this area led to Burges Salmon being awarded the prestigious Lawyer Awards Infrastructure/Energy Team of the Year 2009 for its innovative approach to the Helius biomass project. The Team advises on projects and transactions relating to waste, wind, wave, tidal, and bio-fuels as well as nuclear and carbon capture and storage, and is uniquely placed with its experience and expertise to take environmental and energy projects from the earliest planning stages through to successful completion.For further information on the firm and how we might assist you, please contact Ross or Ian:
+44 (0) 117 939 2225
+44 (0) 117 902 6351
+44 (0) 117 939 2212