Environment & Natural Resources

Environmental law is a vast and complex field, requiring a combination of in-depth knowledge with broad industry experience and a practical approach. Whether it is about complying with regulatory obligations, securing permits and licenses, managing environmental risks and liabilities, or resolving related disputes and litigation, legal advisors who can provide tailored and pragmatic solutions are a key asset.

Our leading Environment & Natural Resources practice advises clients on both development projects and existing industrial sites. Our clients turn to us in their most demanding and high-impact matters, and our expertise covers all regulatory issues in relevant industry sectors, including the energy, infrastructure, mining, forestry, waste, and chemicals sectors.

Well organized, proactive and good value for money.

Chambers Europe, Energy & Natural Resources

We are highly experienced in providing strategic advice on planning and permit issues concerning new investments and on new regulatory requirements affecting existing investments. Our strategic advisory capability comes from the decades of experience our lawyers have in acting in landmark industry and infrastructure projects. These include projects relating to offshore wind in the territorial waters and the exclusive economic zone, data centers, green fuel production plants, chemical plants, large-scale energy infrastructure, pulp and paper plants, exploration and mining, hydropower, solar power parks, hydrogen production plants, nuclear power plants and industrial facilities within the battery cluster.

Practice-related services

Our key experience covers:

  • Conventional permit and appeals processes
  • Environmental impacts assessment law
  • Environmental law
  • Water law
  • Land use planning and construction law
  • Renewable energy law
  • Exploration and mining law
  • Chemicals law
  • Waste law
  • Nature conservation, biodiversity and built heritage aspects of projects
  • Expropriation processes
  • Supervision of interests in national and EU legislative initiatives
  • Legal advice in transactions and joint ventures
  • Environmental liability and remediation