Valerie Fogleman

Valerie Fogleman


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Valerie, who is also a Professor of Law at Cardiff University, joined Stevens & Bolton LLP as a consultant in 2007.  She was previously a consultant at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) and partner and head of the Environment Group at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert (now Clyde & Co). 

Valerie advises clients on environmental, climate change, insurance, and health and safety law. Her experience includes working with BIO Intelligence Service (now Deloitte Conseil) on various projects for the European Commission and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, including five projects on the Environmental Liability Directive, and a project on Civil liability, financial security and compensation claims for offshore oil and gas activities in the European Economic Area, for the European Commission, as well as acting as an expert witness on English insurance law in US litigation.

She is listed as a leading environmental lawyer in the Chambers UK 2017 legal directory, the Legal 500, Legal Experts and the International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers. Chambers UK 2018 reports that Valerie is “excellent” according to a client, who continues “response to questions is prompt and in depth.” She has written three books, co-authored others, and written many articles and given presentations on environmental and insurance law in the UK, continental Europe and the USA.

Valerie is an Honorary Member of the RICS, past Vice Chair of the Planning and Environment Committee of the City of London Law Society, a member (and prior Council member) of UKELA, and a member of AIRMIC, the American Bar Association, and the Texas State Bar.

an absolute master in her field

Chambers UK

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