Environmental protection is high on the agenda across the UK, and nowhere more so than in Scotland. Breaches of environmental regulations are investigated by local authorities or by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA). Such investigations can lead to enforcement action against an organisation or a particular individual, and to a decision to start a prosecution.
At MTM we can help you to deal with a full range of possible scenarios – from being interviewed under caution by SEPA or being asked to hand over documents and information which can be used as potential evidence against you. We know how vital it is that organisations and individuals understand how the investigation process works and get the right legal advice and representation at all stages.
Our expertise in environmental law and compliance matters means that we can not only help you with your immediate difficulties, but we can also provide guidance and advice about how to avoid future investigations and potential prosecutions. Our environmental work is both national and international: we have acted for clients in a complex trans-frontier transfer of waste case (into Europe and Asia), for example.
Taking early action is the best way to approach a case and get the best possible outcome. Whatever your position - whether you have been charged or are about to charged with an offence - call us on 0800 328 0944 for an initial free and confidential consultation.