Director liability for environmental offences

Did you know that directors and managers can be liable for environmental offences committed by a corporation?
There are strong policy reasons for holding directors liable for environmental offences by corporations. 
By Breellen Warry, Partner I Clara Klemski-Edwards, Senior Associate I  Olivia Lawrence, Graduate - Holding Redlich

To illustrate, in 2012 during a series of nationwide reforms of director liability provisions generally, the (then) Attorney General, Greg Smith, noted in relation to liability for environmental offences:[1]

Read the full article by Breellen Warry, Partner, Clara Klemski-Edwards, Senior Associate and Olivia Lawrence, Graduate - Holding Redlich.

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