Environmental legislation is a complex and constantly changing area of the law and includes pollution or harm caused to land or rivers due to non-compliance of regulations regarding the disposal of waste products, fuel or other noxious substances to noise complaints by neighbours. Such offences now carry significant fines and the potential for imprisonment of the Directors of your business. You or your business may also find yourself facing charges under the Proceed of Crime Act which can have devastating consequences.
We understand the financial and reputational impact that arises should your business finds itself facing an investigation or prosecution by the Environment Agency or Local Authority. Our specialist defence team at Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP can provide you with advice and representation throughout any investigation by the Environmental Agency or Local Authority. If prosecution cannot be avoided Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP will represent you in the Magistrates and Crown Court and help you prepare your defence case fully to achieve the best possible result.