Environmental Law Specialists
In the new green economy sustainable energy generation and conservation to pollution, environmental law touches many areas of our lives and business and is an ever changing landscape.
DNDLAW solicitors keep abreast of environmental law matters which are of current interest to our clients and make sure that environmental issues are taken into account in our work for them and the advice that we give.
Environmental law has increasing application in property transactions whether you are buying, selling or buying
DNDLAW advise on the impact of environment legislation in property transactions. We assess the legal risks and opportunities for you and ensure that you understand their implications as early as possible in the transaction.
When you are buying a business or a company or simply running your own operation, you will need to know whether there are any environment permits consents required and will need to ensure that you are compliant.
We provide the practical legal advice that you need. We advise in connection with applications and to negotiate the legal issues with the regulators, including lodging appeals when enforcement action is taken and representing clients who are threatened with prosecution or prosecuted
DNDLAW advise on the scope and meaning of conditions whether or not they have been complied with in certain circumstances.
We work for clients who are accused of environmental offences such as pollution, breaches of permits or breaches of specific regulations such as packaging waste regulations
We advise as to whether the offence or breach has occurred as a matter of law, advice on available defences and mitigation, attendance at PACE interviews and advocacy in the magistrates courts and in public inquiries.
We have experience of advising in connection with civil liability .
Many businesses have to deal with statutory nuisance caused by noise, smells, flies, dust or vibration.
DMDLAW has considerable experience in dealing with such matters and often reaching a practical negotiated solution. If that does not work we represent our clients in appeals against abatement notices and in magistrate court prosecutions.
We are experienced in advising in connection with contaminated land both in the context of property and business sales and purchases and in the context of action being taken by the local authority in respect of land already owned by our clients.
We guide landowners through the process and ensure that their interests are protected. We also advise in connection with contractual disputes when issues arise as to responsibility for remediation costs.
DNDLAW have many clients who are involved in renewable energy projects either as developer, as the landowner or as part of a wider development project, including the use of wind, solar, anaerobic or other green energy technologies. We are able to advise on the planning and environmental aspects of such projects as well as the contractual arrangements, advice in regard to grid connection agreements, financing arrangements, warranties and maintenance of equipment and in regard to the statutory context, including securing tariffs.
DNDLAW can also advise on the various subsidy, trading and incentive schemes which apply, including the European Emission Trading Scheme, the Feed-in Tariffs, the Renewable Heat Incentive and the Renewables Obligation Certificates, and assist clients to navigate their way around the challenging regulations which underpin such schemes.
Donnelly Neary & Donnelly offer a full range of legal services including Conveyancing Tax Commercial Criminal Family Law Divorce Wills Probate Immigration Notary Public from offices in Newry Castlewellan Dublin Portadown serving all of County Down Armagh and Belfast
For more information visit our offices or telephone 028 30264611
Our website is www.dndlaw.com & www.notaryni.co.uk
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21 Deans Court Christchurch Dublin 8
31 Main Street Castlewellan County Down
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