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UK fisheries are heavily regulated by domestic and EU law. It is important for any organisation that is considering buying or developing a fishery to get legal advice to ensure you are meeting all of the regulatory requirements. We would be happy to help with this.
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Legal issues that may arise
Acquisition and disposal of fisheries.
Licences for fishing rights.
Environmental law issues including litigation for the contamination of fisheries by surrounding landowners.
Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers
Advised a fuel company on the environmental impacts of the contamination of a fishing lake by petrol and diesel.
Advised a water company on upgrades to its waste treatment process in response to the Shellfish Waters Directive.