Environmental Law

Practice Area

Our environmental law portfolio includes key titles such as Environmental Impact Assessment, and Waste Regulation Law.

In addition, all our environmental law titles are available as part of our Environmental Law online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

With increasing health, safety and environment prosecutions in recent years, and tougher penalties, more companies are turning to legal representatives for advice on the new climate. Companies are keen to avoid the potentially heavy fines that they could incur and our recently published title, HSE and Environment Agency Prosecution: The New Climate considers all aspects of managing the risks of HSE and EA prosecutions.

The new fourth edition of Statutory Nuisance, due to publish in 2019, covers both the problems that local authorities face with enforcement as well as the complexities in advising defendants. It takes the user from the initial assessment of potential nuisance, steering them through the drafting process, varying attachment notices, preparing evidence, role of judicial review and potential costs awards.

Written by leading practitioners in the field and providing valuable advice and guidance to support the study and practice of others, our environment law titles provide key environmental law information. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Environmental Law Books

HSE and Environment Agency Prosecution: The New Climate

The number of company directors and senior managers prosecuted for health and safety and environmental offences has increased since new Sentencing Guidelines were introduced in February 2016 and February 2014 respectively. Health and Safety prosecutions alone have trebled between 2015 and 2016. The new Sentencing Guideline toughened penalties for health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences. Under the new measures, which is having the biggest impact on companies in the... Read more