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Camilla Lamont

Camilla Lamont


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Camilla’s environmental practice is property related and includes nuisance and contaminated land. She has a particular interest in claims arising out of flooding, a subject on which she has published articles. She was a speaker at the UKELA Annual Conference 2015 on the issue of liability for flooding.

Camilla has “recognised skill in dealing with property disputes with an environmental angle” (Chambers & Partners 2015) and “has been extremely active this year handling commercial development and property-related environmental matters” (Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2015).

Clients that Camilla has acted for in her environmental practice include:

  • a statutory body whose estate had been affected by coal mining subsidence;

  • a developer in relation to flooding of a disused railway tunnel;

  • National Grid in litigation arising out of the installation of a gas pipeline;

  • a factory operator in a claim regarding alleged pollution by discharge of organic effluent;

  • owners of a flat alleging noise nuisance from ventilation plant;

  • factory owners seeking to establish rights to abstract water from and discharge into a river;

  • local authorities in respect of contaminated land and coastal protection schemes; and

  • A public body regarding the interpretation of a “green lease” and the provision of CHP Plant.