Anita Lloyd specialises in environmental and sustainability matters, including waste, environmental permits, producer responsibility, product compliance and labelling, chemical regulation, asbestos and contaminated land, and climate change law.

    Anita advises clients in all sectors but has particular expertise in the chemicals, plastics, automotive, paper and other manufacturing sectors. She regularly advises clients based in the UK, the EU and outside the EU, on environmental and product regulation and its application to their business, products, facilities and supply chains. She also has in depth experience in the environmental aspects of complex property and corporate transactions, particularly where this involves manufacturing or brownfield redevelopment.

    Anita has been recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK. She is an active member of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA) and its Working Group on Climate Change and Energy. She speaks at many events and provides training courses on environmental and chemical regulatory topics, including the impact of Brexit.

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    • Advising a pharmaceutical company on water pollution and environmental permitting issues, including in relation to an enforcement undertaking, communications with the Environment Agency, site closure and permit surrender.
    • Advising a number of US manufacturers on compliance of their products with a range of EU requirements, including REACH, CLP, RoHS, CE marking and the Biocidal Products Regulation.
    • Advising an international chemical company on REACH requirements in relation to its products, including registration, only representative arrangements, joint registration agreements, authorization and its Brexit strategy.
    • Advising a food and drink company on the proposed acquisition of a drinks business in the UK, which involved many shared site and permitting issues.
    • Advising on the environmental aspects of a project for the development of a new energy from waste plant, which included ensuring the flow of environmental liabilities through multiple complex funding and property documents.
    • Advising a large retailer in relation to a range of producer responsibility compliance matters (waste electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), restrictions on hazardous substances in EEE, batteries, packaging waste), including handling a packaging waste enforcement undertaking and advising on diverse product labelling requirements.
    • Advising a large chemical company on waste and permitting issues, including appealing an enforcement notice from the Environment Agency.
    • Advising a US manufacturer on compliance of its products with a range of EU requirements, including REACH, CLP, CE marking and the Biocidal Products Regulation.
    • Advising a number of trade associations and large companies on Climate Change Levy Agreements, the EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme and the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme.
    • Advising a chemical company on the proposed acquisition of a chemicals business in the UK which involved many shared site and permitting issues.
    • Advising a large energy company on the acquisition of a brownfield site associated with a new power station, including complex remediation requirements, guarantees and environmental insurance.

    Education

    • University of London, LL.M., 2001
    • College of Law, L.P.C., 1996
    • University of Birmingham, LL.B., 1995

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 1998

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK for Environment

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