Credentials

It receives extensive client praise for its responsiveness, a group of bright lawyers and for providing 'sound practical advice.'
Chambers UK, 2013

Douglas Bryden is lauded for his intellectual strength as well as his 'commercial acumen, clear drive and passion and energy to achieve ambitious goals.'
Chambers UK, 2013

Sources say that the team will benefit from Owen Lomas' '20-30 years of top level experience' and he is highlighted for his 'fantastic approach to client service, smart thinking and prompt turnaround.' He reclaims his place in the top band this year.
Chambers UK, 2013

"This group is best known for its advice on transactions, but is also developing specialist expertise in regulatory and risk management issues, advising clients on sustainability, corporate governance and ethical investment."
Chambers UK, 2012

Doug Bryden is "a thoughtful, hard-working and proactive adviser." 
Chambers UK, 2012

Owen Lomas is one of the "true originals" of environment and climate change law. Chambers UK, 2012

"Doug Bryden is 'commercial', and has 'excellent knowledge' on climate change and other environmental issues.''
The Legal 500, 2011

"The group is considered a force to be reckoned with in relation to corporate transactions and related CRC issues, often acting on behalf of the firm´s private equity clients."
Chambers UK, 2011

Douglas Bryden (practice head) has recently arrived from Macfarlanes and is "bright and commercially aware." He advises on a broad range of environmental issues, particularly REACH and waste issues.
Chambers UK, 2011

"This environment team provides support on corporate transactions, particularly on the climate change and emissions trading side, and assists the litigation team with various nuisance and health and safety cases."
Chambers UK, 2010

"Bryden brings his expertise in REACH and waste issues to bear on cases."
Chambers UK, 2010

Travers Smith has "…a growing stand-alone practice including climate change, renewable energy and major projects..."
Practical Law Company, Cross-Border Environmental Handbook, 2009