Maurice is an international environmental lawyer with over 20 years' experience. Since 2005 Maurice has been an Associate of Integrated Skills, providing legal expertise on international development projects.
Maurice works on projects in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, concerned with preparing their legislation and legal system for the requirements of European Community law. Maurice’s main areas of practice are in air, water and solid and liquid waste sectors, working for private sector clients, donor banks and for EU funded projects.
Maurice provides skills in assessment of national legal system and provisions affecting proposals for PPP arrangements for waste management services. He has proposed and drafted legislative, administrative and regulatory provisions to assist the successful completion of tender objectives, and assisting in drafting PPP tender documents and specifications.
Maurice is an experienced lawyer in the EU, with considerable capabilities in litigation on environmental liability issues, considering international environmental conventions, and applying EU and domestic environmental law and policy. He has also lead projects for the European Commission on environmental legislation implementation and the compatibility of Hungarian solid and liquid waste management law with EU law on public procurement.
Maurice has been and continues to be involved in various Environmental Accession projects for the approximation of EU environmental legislation and policy in Romania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Ukraine. Maurice is fluent and able to work in English, French and Italian.