Advising local authorities on the procurement of their Waste PPP projects – including the Isle of Wight Council's 25 year integrated waste PPP, Devon County Council's Exeter city EfW and Gwynedd Council's 25 year anaerobic digestion waste treatment project.
Advising on the design and implementation of the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion County Councils' award winning RDF export framework.
Advising EPC contractor Costain on the Greater Manchester Waste PFI.
Advising Bristol City Council on the "remunicipalisation" of its waste collection service.
Advising bidders/developers on the development of merchant and public sector waste projects, including New Earth Solutions, Wessex Water/Geneco, ITI Energy, Green Waste Energy Inc, Covanta Energy, Neales Waste Management, DRENL, Material Change.
Advising banks, other lenders and investment funds on equity, corporate and project financing of merchant and public sector waste projects – including Green Investment Bank, Octopus Investments, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nationwide Building Society, Investec Bank, London Waste and Recycling Board and Gravis Capital Partners.
Advising funders and developers on the development of more than 20 anaerobic digestion plants (electricity and gas to grid).
Advising Isle of Man Government on the ongoing operation and management of its EfW facility.
Advising a European energy developer on the acquisition of 2 UK energy from waste gasification projects.
Advising on the acquisition and disposal of composting businesses in England and Northern Ireland.
Defending a UK business from an investigation by the Dutch police for alleged unlawful international transfer of waste products and representing a client during Operation Durable, the Environment Agency’s largest hazardous waste regulatory investigation.
Acting for numerous waste clients in regulatory investigations for and appeals against breaches of permit, non-compliance with exemptions and breach of planning conditions.
Assisting on crisis management and incident response and representing waste clients at interviews under caution.
Defending clients in enforcement proceedings including defending criminal prosecutions, negotiating civil sanctions and enforcement undertakings and acting as advocates in sentencing hearings.
Advising on waste-oriented product stewardship and producer responsibility schemes such as the WEEE Regulations and the packaging waste regime.
Advising numerous landowner clients on £multi-million liabilities arising from the illegal storage/dumping of waste and refuse derived fuels by absconded tenants, liaising with regulatory authorities and advising on civil claims for recovery of losses.