Media article: Biodiversity net gain – overview and opportunities

Written on 8 June 2021

Biodiversity net gain is a concept enshrined in the Environment Bill. A product of the UK’s EU Withdrawal Act, the Bill establishes how environmental law will function and develop post-Brexit. It is expected to get Royal Assent in autumn 2021.

In an article published by leading media brand, Utility Week, Osborne Clarke lawyers Caroline Bush and Neil Bromwich discuss why, at a time of widely-recognised environmental emergency, the UK needs ambitious environmental law, not least to show it is serious about this agenda in the run up to COP26.

Utility Week subscribers can access the article here.

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