South Africa and Namibia
Expertise and experience
Glendyr has practiced as a specialist environmental lawyer since 2004. She has advised clients in the public and private sector, providing services such as environmental due diligence reports, compliance assessments, permitting advice, contractual advice, legal opinions and assistance with environmental and planning appeals.
Her work in commerce and industry has involved businesses in the automotive, banking, food, electronics, cement, packaging, petroleum, waste (including medical) and chemical fields. She has also provided services to the mining industry. In the public sector, Glendyr has provided environmental legal compliance services to all of South Africa’s ports and has advised municipalities on their environmental responsibilities as both landowners and enforcement authorities. Glendyr has been involved in the legal review of resource use management in KwaZulu-Natal for the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife society and has contributed to the initiatives of the eThekwini municipality to produce an environmental bylaw. In addition, her interest in promoting sustainable development has led to an appreciation of the need to integrate the demands of climate change into development planning.
“Of African Pots, Plans and People’s Needs”, De Rebus, September 2007
“Cutting Cleaning Costs” (contributor to article), Financial Mail, 7 March 2008
“Climate Change Initiatives”, Chamber Digest, July 2008
“Money and Time to Burn” (contributor to article), Without Prejudice, August 2007
“Contaminated Land: Law Changes”, Urban Green File, 1 June 2007
“Contamination Threat: Retrospective Look at Investigation Areas”, Construction World, 1 July 2007
“Court’s Decision Will Delay Environmental Approvals”, Construction World, 1 May 2007
“Longer Authorisation Delays in Store for Developers Following Court Judgement”, Housing in Southern Africa, 1 August 2007
“Land Contamination Added in New Waste Management Bill”, Housing in Southern Africa, 1 June 2007