Environmental and planning issues arise as part of our everyday practise. We advise in respect of issues in acquisition and sale of companies, businesses, commercial property, construction projects as well as environmental issues arising for companies arising out of emissions and waste production. Advice includes:
advices to companies, directors and managers in respect of liability and offences
advices in respect of defence of prosecutions
advices in respect of investigatory and supervisory powers of the EPA and other relevant authorities
advice in respect of waste disposal and licensing
advice in respect of warranties and indemnities in acquisition/sale agreements
planning disputes, judicial review and An Bord Pleanala oral hearings.
Recent work includes advising on waste facility permits, waste collection permits, waste recycling permits and all other environmental licences required for a waste facility including advice in respect of planning, environmental and regulatory issues. Hogan Dowling McNamara Solicitors have advised on section 18 notices under the Waste Management Act, 1996 as amended and on making submissions in relation to the draft Waste Management (Facility, Permit and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 2012 as well as the interpretation and application of the Waste Management Regulations and recent regulatory changes to same.