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Angus Evers

Angus Evers

Partner

Shoosmiths LLP
England

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Angus is an experienced environmental lawyer whose practice covers all aspects of environmental law from contaminated land to waste, climate change, renewables, nuisance, water pollution and asbestos. He also has expertise in related areas such as energy and health & safety. He advises developers and operators of, and investors in, infrastructure, real estate and other businesses on transactional, regulatory and contentious issues, regularly working alongside corporate, real estate, commercial, regulatory, projects and EU/competition teams.

Angus’s recent experience includes advising:

  • One of the UK's leading regeneration businesses on the acquisition, development and disposal of multiple brownfield sites across the UK.
  • Various private equity and real estate funds on their participation in the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme.
  • A waste management company with operations across a wide geographic area on enforcement disputes with multiple local authorities.
  • A motorway service area operator on the acquisition and redevelopment of former landfill sites as motorway service areas.
  • A major real estate developer on environmental liabilities arising following the insolvency of a waste management business tenant.

Angus has led Shoosmiths’ environmental practice since 2016, having joined the firm from King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin).

He is one of the Co-Chairs of the UK Environmental Law Association’s (UKELA) Brexit Task Force and a former Convenor of UKELA's Waste Working Party.

Education

BA (Hons) in Combined Social Sciences: 1st - Durham University
LLM in Environmental Law: Merit - De Montfort University, Leicester
Areas of Practice
Articles

The Polluter Does Not Always Pay
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2017

  Local authorities will welcome a decision by the Court of Appeal that Powys County Council is not liable for contamination caused by a former landfill site operated by its predecessor. However, the decision is not such good news for landowners. Background Mr Price and Mrs Hardwick own a farm near Builth Wells in mid-Wales...

The Polluter Does Not Always Pay
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2017

  Local authorities will welcome a decision by the Court of Appeal that Powys County Council is not liable for contamination caused by a former landfill site operated by its predecessor. However, the decision is not such good news for landowners. Background Mr Price and Mrs Hardwick own a farm near Builth Wells in mid-Wales...

Uncertainty Ahead for the Contaminated Land Regime?
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017

  A successful appeal against a remediation notice has highlighted the difficulties faced by local authorities when trying to secure the remediation of contaminated land. The appeal is only the second appeal to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (SoS) since the contaminated land regime in Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 was implemented in 2000...

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