About Deborah Sharples
Deborah joined Birketts in August 2019. She is a Partner in the Birketts Planning and Environmental team and deals with a range of environmental and planning work as well as advising in connection with public rights of way. Deborah qualified as a solicitor in 1990.
Deborah has over 28 years’ experience as a solicitor specialising in environmental law and acting for a wide range of clients including manufacturers, farmers and landowners, waste management businesses and private individuals. She advises on contentious and non-contentious matters including alleged breaches of environmental permits, abatement notices relating to statutory nuisance, environmental impact assessment and claims relating to the modification of the definitive map to add rights of way.