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ENVIRONMENT

Our Environment practice handles the complete range of environmental work and is renowned for handling highly complex environmental matters, drawing from the firm’s vast experience with project development. The firm provides expert advice on a range of environment matters relating to mining and energy projects and has standout experience advising on water rights and in the environmental aspects of due diligence for corporate and finance transactions.

We also have strong experience advising on administrative sanctioning proceedings relating to compliance of environmental commitments and legal provisions applicable to mining, energy, oil & gas, industrial, agribusiness and other entrepreneurial activities before several governmental authorities.

The firm is regularly called upon to provide one-off legal opinions on highly complex environmental issues and we handle highly complex and sensitive environmental litigation.

The environment practice group works closely with the firm’s market-leading departments in other key overlapping practice areas, such as projects and infrastructure, energy, natural resources, corporate/M&A, dispute resolution and labor, providing clients with essential cross-over expertise.

It is noteworthy to mention that we also provide pro bono legal work to several domestic and foreign organizations, as well as some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). Due to the firm’s commitment to the development of the environmental legislation in Peru, the environment practice group occasionally works with public entities in order to analyze the effectiveness of several aspects of the Peruvian regulations.

A SAMPLE OF OUR EXPERIENCE

  • We regularly advise Engie Energía Perú (GDF Suez Group) on environmental management instruments and permits, managing water rights and other matters related to its water supply systems, discharge of liquid effluents, and obtaining and managing other environmental governmental approvals required for the execution and operation of its hydroelectric and thermoelectric generation plants, as well as the environmental permitting for new projects.
  • We regularly advise the companies in the Repsol group with regards to environmental compliance and managing administrative proceedings before governmental authorities in connection with the compliance of environmental obligations applicable to their different lines of business.
  • We provide legal advice on a regular basis to DISAL on environmental matters related to its waste management activities, particularly on regulatory matters, obtaining permits and general compliance with the environmental provisions in force.
  • We regularly advice Statkraft Peru, in the defense of administrative proceedings before governmental authorities related to the environmental commitments concerning its different electricity generation operations in Peru.
  • We advise Transportadora de Gas del Perú - TGP on environmental matters related to compliance with its environmental commitments and legal provisions with regards to the operation of its Hydrocarbon Transportation System Pipeline.

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