Lawyer Monthly - Expert Witness Awards 2023

United Kingdom About Aidan Aidan has over 25 years’ experience in consultancy and research. When not entertaining his enduring passion for wildlife and crafting sound ecological solutions, Aidan plays a key role in the management of CSA. With an in depth understanding of ecology in the context of enabling development, Aidan is now increasingly focused on guiding and developing Biodiversity Net Gain solutions, helping clients navigate expectations in this dynamic area. In addition, Aidan also continues to apply his extensive experience of Ecological Impact Assessment and protected species mitigation and licensing. Aidan often co-ordinates CSA’s multi-disciplinary inputs and is an established expert witness. Firm Profile At CSA Environmental, we’ve worked hard to be recognised as one of the best practices in our field, providing top quality professional advice based upon a clear understanding of the environment, the planning system and our clients’ needs. Our expert teams have been helping clients to plan with confidence since 1998. Whichever service you require, our specialists will help you navigate the planning system and create positive outcomes for people, places and nature. We provide the highest quality professional advice based upon an expert understanding of planning and the environment. We meet challenges with a proactive, innovative and solutions-based mindset. Our clients include housebuilders, utility companies, conservation organisations, land promoters, landowners and public bodies. We can help you plan your next development with confidence – just get in touch today. We believe that our people are the key to success and we nurture an exciting, inclusive and happy working environment. We deliver projects which consider commercial objectives and benefit people, places and nature. We consider every detail and identify risks before they become a problem. So you can be confident that your scheme has fully considered any environmental effects – meaning you’re more likely to deliver your project on time, and to budget. Whether you’re promoting a strategic housing development, preparing a detailed planning application, designing an infrastructure project or creating a habitat bank proposal, we will consider every detail. With our expertise, you can make key decisions safe in the knowledge that your scheme will be delivered on time and with positive outcomes for people, places and nature. 37

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