• Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Onshore Wind Guidance

    Earlier this month, the Department for Communities and Local Government released ‘Community Benefits for Onshore Wind Developments: Best Practice Guidance for England’.


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  • European Union Approval for Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant

    On the 8th October 2014, final approval was granted from European Union Regulators for the nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, which is expected to begin operating in 2023.


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  • Zyda Law ranked ‘Top Tier’ by Legal 500 again

    We are pleased to announce that the Legal 500 directory has maintained our top tier status for Planning and Environment, and second tier for Energy.


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  • Burbo Bank Wind Farm Extension Granted Development Consent

    On 26th September the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development Consent for the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay.


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  • Trainee Solicitor, Alexandra Jones, joins Zyda Law

    We would like to announce that our newly appointed trainee solicitor, Alexandra Jones, has taken up her seat in the Zyda Law office.


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  • EU to Approve UK Government’s State Aid Deal to Fund Hinkley Point C New Nuclear Power Station

    The European Union is to approve the state aid deal to fund the construction and operation of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, with the developer, EDF Energy. The EU’s Competition Commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, has said he would “propose to the college of commissioners to take a positive decision and in principle the decision should be taken during this mandate of the commission in October”.


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  • Zyda Law Appear at the Examination of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project

    On 18th September 2014 Zyda Law appeared, on behalf of Monkstone Cruising and Sailing Club and the Neath Port Authority, at an Issue Specific Hearing for the examination of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (‘the proposed project’).


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  • Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Granted Development Consent

    Today the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development Consent for the Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm in Wales.


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  • Thames Tideway Tunnel Granted Development Consent

    Today the Secretary of State for the Environment and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government granted development consent for the Thames tideway tunnel project.


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  • Zyda Law to Run Free "Legal Hub" Service at The Energy Event 2014 - Appointments still available!

    Last month, we announced that we were delighted to be sponsoring The Energy Event 2014, – one of the industry’s largest exhibitions which informs energy professionals about the latest services and technologies that can reduce costs and comply with legislation.


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