Environmental Prosecutions

“The stable has a specialist regulatory crime team that focuses on health and safety, environmental and corporate financial crime. Market sources believe the stable’s unrivalled expertise ensures that it remains the market leader in Scotland” – Chambers UK

Control of pollution, waste management, transfrontier shipment of waste and issues relating to contaminated land are among the investigations and prosecutions which are increasingly being encountered by members specialising in this rapidy developing area. Similarly, investigation and prosecutions arising from planning issues, and wildlife and countryside protection are being frequently pursued.

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Clare Connelly Gives Evidence to Justice Committee on Brexit, Policing and Criminal Justice

21.02.18

Clare Connelly of Compass Chambers gave evidence on behalf of the Faculty of Advocates yesterday... Read More

HM Inspector of Health & Safety v Chevron North Sea Limited [2018} UKSC 7

08.02.18

The Supreme Court today handed down judgment in the case of HM... Read More

Melville Dow v Amec Group Ltd [2017] CSIH 75

02.02.18

Lesley Shand QC of Compass Chambers appeared for the defender/respondent... Read More