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Environmental Justice

Environmental and Planning Law

Jocelyn Cockburn
Jocelyn Cockburn
Jayesh Kunwardia
Jayesh Kunwardia

Our specialist Environmental Justice Team can assist with a range of environmental and planning law matters.

The team provide legal advice and specialist expertise in planning and environmental law, human rights and advice on governance for charities and campaign groups.

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How Hodge Jones & Allen can help

The environmental cases we can assist with include:

  • Judicial reviews concerning planning law, environmental impact assessment (“EIA”) protection of the historic environment, village greens, pubs, nature conservation, local parks, nature conservation, public consultation, standards and probity.
  • Advice to local authorities on a wide range of issues including air quality, nuisance, railways and airports.
  • Remedies for noise, air pollution and environmental nuisance cases including bringing of private or statutory nuisance proceedings and negotiating settlements by way of mediation.
  • Advice on public participation in environmental decision making, including help with formal consultation.
  • Advising environmental and other campaign groups on the legal aspects of campaigns, using law to advance campaign aims, advising campaign groups on proposed changes in the law and on legal aspects of consultations.
  • Supporting and advising charitable clients on the requirements of charity law, and on the role of the Charity Commission; including the regulatory powers of the Charity Commission and the Electoral Commission.
  • Advising NGOs in civil cases.
To contact our new Environment and Planning Law Team call
0330 822 3451
or request a call back.
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Environmental Rights

The Environmental Justice team at Hodge Jones & Allen also includes lawyers led by Jocelyn Cockburn dealing with Environmental Rights. Their specialist environmental support and legal representation includes:

  • Claims for injury and death caused by environmental wrong doing
  • Inquests and investigations arising out of deaths and other environmental wrong doing
  • Claims and judicial review challenges arising out of the policing of environmental protests
  • Advice to individual campaigners and campaign groups who are subject to injunctions or claims against them relating to protests and environmental campaigns
  • Judicial review challenges on environmental public interest issues such as relating to government policy on climate change and wildlife
  • Information Tribunal Hearings and uncovering environmental information held by public authorities
  • Civil claims for nuisance arising out of environmental damage or harms
  • Environmental harm claims on vulnerable groups
For a confidential discussion regarding environmental claims please call
0330 822 3451
or request a call back.
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