ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Practice focused on supporting clients to meet legal requirements and comply with environmental standards, planning of precautionary programs for companies of all sectors and sizes, and defending clients in administrative and judicial proceedings.

The services provided include both the prevention and the correction of non-conformities, aiming at complying with the environmental legislation and representing our clients before the competent authorities.

Some of the main activities in the area are:

  • Administrative defenses to notices of environmental violations;
  • Assistance in securing licenses, authorizations, and permits from public agencies;
  • Environmental licensing;
  • Environmental due diligences;
  • Management of contaminated sites;
  • Legal sections of environmental studies;
  • Environmental consulting for the acquisition of properties and acquisition and regularization of environmental liabilities related to Permanent Preservation Areas, Legal Reserves, Conservation Units, and Watershed Protection Areas;
  • Negotiation and monitoring of terms of consent decrees with environmental agencies and the Public Prosecutor’s Office;
  • Mining environmental regulation and regularization, drafting of various contracts (Mineral Rights Lease or Assignment, Assignment of Research Permit, Real Estate Lease, Purchase, and Sale, Equipment Loan, among others);
  • Legal advice on access to genetic heritage;
  • New Brazilian Forestry Code;
  • Rural Environmental Registry;
  • Solid Waste Policy;
  • Reverse logistics; and
  • Planning and implementation of socio-environmental programs.

Professionals

Maria Isabel Lima 

Partner

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Larissa Omura Bittencourt

Associate

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