Legal Advice and Drafting

SNS is committed to effective dispute resolution. One of the great advantages of working with SNS is that we can offer both legal and technical advice from the same organisation. John Pointing, the Legal Partner, is a barrister with many years experience of advising and representing clients in statutory nuisance cases. He can accept instructions in the usual way from solicitors. He is also able to accept instructions from clients who choose not to use a solicitor, as he is registered under the Public Access Scheme operated by the Bar Council.

At SNS we can provide the following legal services:-

  • undertaking a review of the evidence
  • advising on legal aspects of statutory nuisance, planning conditions, other relevant areas of law
  • providing legal opinions on the law and on the merits of your case
  • advising on service of abatement notices
  • drafting ¬†abatement notices
  • advising on challenges to abatement notices
  • advising on Best Practicable Means (BPM) and BPM defences
  • drafting BPM defences in appeals
  • providing legal advocacy services eg for prosecutions/defences/appeals
  • advising on planning conditions
  • drafting, interpreting and challenging planning conditions

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