Two Birmingham based companies have been prosecuted and fined for offences relating to the illegal disposal of waste.

Steven Micklewright of Kangs Solicitors sets out the circumstances.

The Circumstances | Kangs National Regulatory Team

Company 1 pleaded guilty to four counts under the Environment Protection Act 1990 of:

  • Failing to comply with notices requiring written information as to how waste from the business was disposed of; and
  • Knowingly, permitting controlled waste to be deposited on to land near to the business premises.

Company 2 pleaded guilty to one count of:

  • Failing to comply with notices requiring written information as to how waste from the business was disposed of.

The Hearing | Trading Standards Prosecutions | Kangs Environment Law Solicitors

Company 1 was fined £10,000, ordered to pay £1,605 in clean-up costs and £975 in Prosecution costs.

Company 2 was fined £6,000, ordered to pay £1,605 in clean-up costs and £975 in Prosecution costs.

How Can We Help? | Trading Standards Solicitors Defence Solicitors

The financial consequences of a conviction can be significant to a company, directors and, on occasion, even the owners of the land upon which the illegal activity is conducted.

Kangs Solicitors have a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with all matters related to waste management and disposal.

Our specialist solicitors are able to provide advice and assistance throughout the entire criminal process, from the initial intervention by the authorities through to enforcement, interview under caution and ultimately the defence of any ensuing criminal prosecution.

Who Can I Contact For Help? | Kangs Criminal Defence Solicitors

Please feel free to contact our team through any of the solicitors named below who will be happy to provide you with some initial advice and assistance.

Hamraj Kang
hkang@kangssolicitors.co.uk
07976 258171 | 020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888

John Veale
jveale@kangssolicitors.co.uk
020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888

Tim Thompson
tthompson@kangssolicitors.co.uk
020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888