Title Regulatory Lawyer, Health & Safety, Partner-Senior Associate
Salary 120 – 250K
Location Cornwall & Devon
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Partner or Senior Associate Solicitor – Regulatory, Health and Safety – Environmental.
120 – 250K – Including bonus – Location Cornwall & Devon
Our client is seeking a Partner with a good understanding of this area of business, a prominent track record and contacts.  Ideally a Partner or possibly a Senior Associate looking to move into a role of Designate Partner/Partner quickly.

Our highly professional lawyer candidate will strengthen our client’s team into a nationally known leading commercial practice in the specialism of regulatory and environmental law.  Already the department is thriving, with clients spread throughout the West Country, but expansion and nationwide coverage is now part of the future business plan.  The department assists on a range of health and safety, environmental and other regulatory issues of major significance that accompany traditional commercial activities.

Our chosen candidate Partner, Lawyer or Associate will be able to provide transactional advice in relation to property, development and corporate and commercial matters. They will also be knowledgeable and able to provide advice on particular compliance issues and advice and represent their valued clients in any investigations or formal proceedings brought about by the regulators.  As well as in civil proceedings relating to health and safety, environmental and other regulatory matters.

Areas of specialism and expertise include advising businesses, developers, funders, local authorities and government agencies. – Asbestos related issues, Brownfield development and regeneration projects, Contamination and land liability, Remediation programmes, PPC permits, Environmental policies and audits, Water law and pollution, Waste regulation and management licensing, Agricultural waste, Manufacturer responsibility and obligations such as WEEE, ELV’s batteries and waste packaging, Nature conservation, Environmental insurance policies and Health and safety policies and compliance.

The ideal candidate will also help clients to identify and quantify the risks associated with the sale and purchase of companies, assets, real estate and projects.  Advising your clients on appropriation and allocation of these risks.  Your team will advise clients on general compliance with health and safety, environmental and other regulatory requirements.

Regulatory Investigations, Prosecutions and Related Legal Actions. – Your team has a number of specialists who advise and represent clients when they are beige investigated or prosecuted for regulatory offences, as well as in relation to other formal regulatory proceedings and civil related actions.  You will assist clients with your experience and understanding of the law to ensure the best possible outcome.

The team has experience in  – Health and safety, Environmental Protection, including Water pollution and waste related matters, Environmental Health, Nuclear Safety, Safeguards and security, Food Safety, Consumer Protection, Trading Standards, Freedom of Information and Access to Environmental Information, Judicial Review, Crisis and Disaster Management.

We seek an ambitious lawyer looking to lead and expand a growing department of busy professionals. Ideally a professional with a good idea of nationwide/global marketing, contacts and the desire to succeed in a competitive arena.

For further details,  please contact Jonny Scott-Slater 01872 274227