Environment & Climate Change

About

We handle some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated matters requiring the resolution of complex environmental issues. As environmental risks and regulations become increasingly global, our integrated practices around the world are a strategic asset for our clients. We are well-equipped to assemble international teams of experienced environmental lawyers on matters anywhere in the world, whether handling cross-border transactions with assets in several jurisdictions or advising global clients on the environmental regulations relevant to their operations. The team handles a complete range of environmental litigation and environmental issues arising in transactions around the globe.

Clients value our understanding of regulatory standards and the ever-changing landscape, making our Firm a market leader in environmental law.  We offer well-grounded legal advice and counsel in connection with compliance issues, corporate and financial transactions, and disputes concerning environmental requirements and potential environmental damages.

We cover all aspects of environmental law, including:

  • Environmental litigation and enforcement
  • Environmental due diligence and transactional advice
  • Environmental compliance and regulatory advice
  • European Union (EU) environmental legislation and the legislative process
  • Environmental legislation and lobbying (globally)
  • Climate change, renewable energy and clean technology
  • Environmental advice on infrastructure and project development and finance
  • International trade and the environment

As part of our practice, we assist clients in responding to the full range of legal and business issues raised by global climate change. Our lawyers have successfully represented clients regarding greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy and clean technology issues in matters across a wide variety of areas.

The global nature of our environmental practice and the constant communication among its members allows us to exchange experiences from our different jurisdictions with regard to green markets, international or cross-border environmental liability, and other matters with an international or comparative law relevance, giving us a distinct advantage over local environmental firms.