Helen Peters

Pinsent Masons LLP

Helen is an environmental lawyer and legal director at Pinsent Masons. She is also a member of the Committee of Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM), a group of independent experts appointed by the UK Government providing scrutiny and advice on higher activity radioactive waste. Helen is recognised as a leading UK Environmental Lawyer by Chambers Legal Directory and Legal 500. She is a member of the World Nuclear Association, the International Nuclear Law Association and UKELA.

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Radioactive contaminated land on and off nuclear licensed sites – an overview of the relevant legal regimes and future changes

This seminar will provide an overview of the legal controls which apply to radioactive contamination on and off nuclear licensed sites. It will explain the applicability of the regimes of nuclear licensing, environmental permitting and radioactive contaminated land. It will also summarise the potential for environmental claims for nuclear operators under the Nuclear Installations (Liability for Damage) Order 2016 and potential future changes to the regulation on nuclear sites in their final stages of decommissioning and clean-up.


  • Dr Marc Bevan: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Dr Marc Bevan - The application of groundwater remediation techniques during construction dewatering

  • M. van den Brand: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    M. van den Brand - Results of an ERH in-situ remediation Project in Belgium

  • Nicholas Rock: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Nicholas Rock - Managing past, present and future environmental legal liability risk: common mistakes and misconceptions

  • Stephen Platkiw: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Stephen Platkiw - Legal duties of premises owners/managers on managing the risks from asbestos.

  • Bernard LOUVET: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Bernard LOUVET - Mobile Decontamination UNITS evolutions for the asbestos removal.