Rob Biddlecombe specialises in all aspects of environmental, safety and health law, with an emphasis on contaminated land, water pollution, waste management, the control of asbestos, fire safety, and chemicals regulation. Rob has a specific interest in environmental, safety and health issues associated with property management.
Rob also provides advice on environmental insurance, nuisance, employers’ duties under health and safety legislation (including risk assessment and incident reporting), producer responsibility obligations (including packaging, WEEE and RoHS), sustainability and freedom of information legislation (particularly, the Environmental Information Regulations 2004).
Rob advises clients on dealings with regulators (including responding to, and appealing against, enforcement notices). Rob also frequently drafts and negotiates complex environmental, safety and health warranties and indemnities as part of large corporate and real estate transactions.
In addition, Rob advises clients on wider environmental, social and governance issues, including bribery and corruption and modern slavery.
Rob regularly delivers training sessions to boards of directors and professional bodies, and writes articles on topical legal issues.