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Civil Undertakings in environmental law – an alternative to prosecution?


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Outer Temple Chambers is pleased to bring the short article below to the attention of all our clients in health and safety/environmental work.

Written by Tim Green and Gus Baker, this commentary provides an essential guide to the use of civil undertakings in environmental enforcement proceedings including an analysis of the following:

  • what makes up a civil undertaking including admission, penalty and remediation
  • the Environment Agency’s enforcement policy
  • when a civil penalty might be an alternative to prosecution
  • how civil undertakings are being used by the Agency
  • negotiating strategy and tactics

Please follow this link to read more.


Barristers: Tim Green | Gus Baker
Categories: News