Environment / Planning Junior Counsel of the Year
Samantha Riggs has been shortlisted for Environment/Planning Junior Counsel of the Year in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2020. We extend our warmest to Sam for her nomination.
Ranked in Band 1 for Environment/Planning, Samantha is noted in the 2021 Chambers UK legal directory as having an impressive specialism in defending clients who are being prosecuted for criminal charges in relation to breaches of environmental law. She has particular mastery of cases surrounding waste management and routinely advises on permitting issues.
"Samantha works tirelessly for each client, leaving no stone unturned. She has incisive analysis skills, persuasive presentation as an advocate, and very effective cross-examination skills."
"Clients value her practical and commercial advice, as well as her fearless defence skills. She is persistent and tenacious in defending cases."