Wyeside Consulting Ltd


William Wilson


Wyeside Consulting Ltd supplies the services of William Wilson as a Barrister, environmental and energy lawyer and consultant, in areas including environmental and energy law; legislative drafting and regulatory development; and the impacts of Brexit.

William Wilson is an expert environmental and energy lawyer, with 25 years experience, in government, consultancy and private practice, of preparing, negotiating and drafting primary, secondary, regional and international legislation, working across government with multiple stakeholders. He worked for the UK Government Legal Service at the Department of the Environment/DETR/Defra, and helped to build up the environmental and energy law practice of a major UK law firm.

He has been the Legal Manager of major Bills before the UK Parliament, worked with all the Devolved Administrations, undertaken negotiations on key European Union legislation and has developed and drafted new legislation in the Far East and Middle East, from policy workshops to the finished Laws and Regulations.

William Wilson welcomes the chance to work with other experts and different disciplines, and for international legislative development has found that collaboration with local experts is key to delivering legislation that works for clients.

William Wilson is a member of the International Nuclear Law Association, the UK Environmental Law Association, Finance and Industry.

Guest Lecturer in Nuclear Law, Queen Mary University, London LLM
(Energy & Natural Resources Law)

International Who’s Who Legal: Environment – 2016 

Publications include: Making Environmental Laws Work - Law and Policy in the UK and USA (Hart 1999), Co-author: William Robert Grove - The Lawyer who invented the fuel cell (Metolius 2007).

Contributing author: Burges Salmon guide to Nuclear Law (Burges Salmon, 2011, Second Edition 2015) and Infrastructure  and methodologies for the justification of nuclear power programmes (Woodhead 2012) 

Consulting Editor: Halsbury’s Laws Water and Waterways volumes 100 and 101 (2018).




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