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Simon Colvin

Partner

Biography

Simon leads the firm's environmental law team and is also head of the firm's energy and utilities sector.

Simon is client relationship partner for a number of our leading energy and utility clients. That role gives him unique insight and understanding of the pressures and requirements that operators in the energy and utility sector are subject to.

He works closely with those clients to understand what is important to them and how we can help them to achieve their goals.

Simon is currently advising on an EfW project in MId-Wales, the roll out of 25 small scale CHP plants nationally, the export of RDF and SRF from the UK, enforcement/prosecutions being brought by the EA and NRW, as well as related civil sanctions, compensation claims pursuant to the WIA 1991, an end of waste application that is now with the Court of Appeal, the disposal of former manufacturing facilities for US corporations for remediation and subsequent development, and the Mersey Tidal project.

Simon is a member of CIWM and writes a regular column in their journal, he is a fellow of IEMA and delivers a quarterly legal update webinar for them, he is also a member of the Institute of Water. He has supported the Broadway initiative and a group of legal experts in supporting DEFRA with the formation of the new Environment Bill.

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