Due diligence

Begonia Filgueira | 4 years ago

Spiral book and stack of data document place on desk in office.

This podcast discusses how environmental reports can come alive years later for lawyers and the consultant, the importance of due diligence, post-data interpretation and getting it right the first time

Begonia Filgueira and Professor Lee  talk over a recent deal refinancing of a number of sites where  environmental liabilities, specifically liabilities for contaminated land, were a very large concern for all parties to the transaction. The legal advice was based on environmental reports which were 6 years old and disclosed as part of a previous purchase.

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This podcast was recorded for Landmark and Argyll Environmental.

Argyll Environmental are part of Landmark Information Group. We are a premier risk management consultancy, specialising in environmental due diligence and risk assessment for property and land transactions. Visit us atwww.argyllenvironmental.co.uk

About the author

Begonia Filgueira

Begonia is a specialist in Environmental Law, governance and negotiation. Her career now spans 20 years having started as an environmental lawyer in the City. She is a dually qualified UK Solicitor and Spanish Abogada who provides legal advice, trains professionals and carries out complex research in the areas of International and EU environmental law. She also advises on treaty negotiations and implementation of EU law. Begonia has advised UNEP, UNDP, the European Commission, DEFRA and DOENI. She also advises industry and NGOs on environmental policy and regulation. BREXIT negotiations is her current area of specialism.