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One-Day Legal Training Course (split into two half-day sessions) for Ecological Consultants and Developers We are planning on delivering our tried and tested Freeths European Protected Species (EPS) legal course online (via Zoom) over two half days. This is our detailed legal course for Ecological Consultants and Developers who have some experience of European Protected […]

The month of December saw the government publish a consultation on further planning reforms to help encourage housing delivery, as well as amending the recently introduced permitted development rights Class A and AA. The long-awaited UK Energy White Paper was also published which emphasises the importance of reaching both our nationally and globally set targets […]

The month of November saw the government bring in regulations, which mean developers taking advantage of permitted development rights to create new dwellinghouses will need to meet the Nationally Described Space Standard. In other news, electricity storage (except pumped hydro) is to be removed from the NSIP regime. Meanwhile in the courts, the Supreme Court […]

Much of environmental legislation in the UK (with some notable exceptions) stem from EU legislation. This includes domestic legislation relating to waste management, Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment, carbon trading, energy efficiency, water pollution, chemicals, and those relating to the protection of certain habitats and species – which derive from, and/or implement, various […]

One-Day Legal Training Course (split into two half-day sessions) for Ecological Consultants and Developers We are planning on delivering our tried and tested Freeths European Protected Species (EPS) legal course online (via Zoom) over two half days. This is our detailed legal course for Ecological Consultants and Developers who have some experience of European Protected […]

Environmental professionals will no doubt be planning ahead for the practical implications of Brexit with the transition period coming to an end at 11pm on 31 December 2020. In this article, we unlock the key concerns on what the end of the transition period will mean for the Habitats Regulations Assessment (“HRA”) regime. Will the […]

For Developers and Environmental Professionals Advising Developers. Two half-day sessions (both must be attended) We are delivering our tried and tested Freeths LLP Habitats Regulations Assessments (HRA) legal training course online (via Zoom) over 2 half-days. This is a legal course for developers and environmental professionals (who are advising developers) on Habitats Regulations Assessments. It focuses […]

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