Why choose our Planning and Environmental lawyers?The team has defended judicial review claims for over 20 years on behalf of public bodies in relation to planning decisions, development plans, and emissions licences, including at Supreme Court and Court of Justice of the European Union level. We provide practical and strategic advice to clients on the performance of their statutory functions, including licensing and enforcement functions, freedom of information and planning decision-making functions.
We work closely with our Commercial Property and Renewable Energy colleagues to provide a comprehensive service for our clients. Our expertise extends from the provision of strategic advice at the earliest stages of a project through to litigation before the courts.
Fieldfisher’s approach to the provision of environmental and planning legal advice ensures a fully integrated service from legal specialists across our full service firm that guarantees the highest standards of client service.
We recently advised a State Body in relation to their Potential obligations to carry out Appropriate Assessment and Environment Impact Assessment in respect of a new Authorisation procedure for certain projects.
Areas of Practice:
- Environmental Law
- Planning Law
- Environmental and planning enforcement
- Judicial Review
- Administrative Law
- European Law
- Freedom of Information and Access to Information on the Environment
- Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA)
We have successfully defended An Bord Pleanála in various highly contentious judicial review proceedings relating to the Corrib Gas project.