Environmental specialist, Andrew Waite, joins DJB bringing several decades of City environmental law, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications, infrastructure and real estate experience.
Andrew has exceptional expertise in environmental permitting, environmental liabilities, radioactive substances/nuclear law, contaminated land, waste management, air pollution, pollution control law, statutory nuisances and community protection notices, climate change, product stewardship, environmental information, nuisance claims, nature conservation issues and health and safety matters.
In addition to Andrew’s work for UK clients, he also has a strong international focus, advising inward investors on environmental issues relating to investments in the UK and working with overseas law firms to advise clients on environmental issues relating to projects and operations in different jurisdictions around the world.
Madeleine Davitt, senior partner at Davitt Jones Bould, said: “Andrew represents the gold standard of environmental law specialists so we’re thrilled to welcome him to Davitt Jones Bould. Our lawyers advise on some of the most complex and contentious environmental issues facing organisations today, and this new appointment means we are even better equipped to cover the entire spectrum of environmental legal matters and respond to the increasing demand for expert lawyers in this area of substantial growth. We recognise that our clients need legal advice which is relevant to their business needs, and Andrew brings a highly pragmatic, commercial approach that focuses on solving problems and helping clients move their business forward without getting bogged down in legal technicalities.”
ABOUT DJB: DJB is a national law firm that specialises entirely in real estate. The firm has offices in London, Manchester, and Birmingham ensuring truly national coverage.
The firm is renowned for its high quality legal work and service.
We only recruit experienced lawyers with excellent calibre. As a result, our legal team of around 50 lawyers have an average post-qualification experience that exceeds 20 years. Most have joined us from other City firms, in-house departments and/or senior roles. Our lawyers have advised some of the UK’s most significant land owners including Barclays Bank, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Rolls Royce, The Royal Parks, The Cabinet Office and The Crown Estate. This focus on quality only has led to a 50% male and female Partner rate.
All of our clients are provided with a dedicated client care professional at no extra charge, which ensures that they receive the highest standard of service at all times. DJB is regularly selected to advise on high profile projects such as the hosting of the London 2012 Olympic Games by The Royal Parks and the first Sukuk Bond to be entered into by a Western Government on behalf of HM Treasury. Based in London at The Shard and also Manchester, Birmingham and Taunton, DJB has a national presence.
The firm enjoys top tier rankings in all of the main directories, as well as receiving many awards.