Marine Regulation

Andrew Oldland QC‘s maritime practice includes collisions at sea, onboard accidents, pollution and licensing for marine planning applications.

Recent experience

Advising and representing Clinton Devon Estates in its successful defence of corporate manslaughter and other charges before the Exeter Crown Court.

Advising two of the UK’s largest South West based fishing fleets on fishing quotas, potential licence breaches and safety at sea.

Advising many employers in respect of investigations relating to alleged health & safety breaches arising from fatalities in the work place

Advising and successfully representing a major quarry company facing prosecution by the Environment Agency relating to allegations of polluting the River Tamar

Advising the Duchy of Cornwall in respect of a harbour revision order and other marine matters.

Acting for the Wellcome Trust its acquisition of Premier Marinas.

Advising company directors on complex requirements under the Companies Acts

Advising international organisations in respect of complex anti-money laundering and sanctions issues.

Advising in relation to Judicial Review proceedings against DEFRA concerning fisheries quota allocations.