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What is the role of an environmental lawyer?

Environmental lawyers in the UK are legal professionals specialising in environmental law, playing a pivotal role in navigating the complex landscape of environmental protection, conservation, and regulation within the United Kingdom. They provide counsel and guidance to a diverse clientele, including individuals, businesses, government bodies, and non-governmental organizations, on matters related to UK environmental laws and compliance.

These lawyers actively work to ensure their clients adhere to environmental regulations and assist in obtaining necessary permits. They represent clients in environmental litigation, challenging violations or defending against claims, and advocate for responsible development through environmental impact assessments (EIAs). Additionally, they address issues related to land use, planning, and development, advocate for natural resource management and sustainable practices, and contribute to climate change and energy law initiatives. Their multifaceted role encompasses legal counselling, advocacy, and public outreach, all geared toward safeguarding the environment and promoting sustainability within the UK.

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