Environmental Law

Launched in 1997, the Environmental Law group offers comprehensive assistance in the broad array of issues involved in complyingwith Brazilian environmental legislation. Our professionals have broad experience in preventive legal auditing in corporate acquisitions, facility-adequacy analyses, development of environmental-management practices, environmental certification consulting, analyzing environmental-damage liability, licensing of complex activities such as gas and oil exploration and power generation, and the execution of conduct-adjustment terms and environmental compensation agreements. Frequently working with the firm’s litigators, our Environmental group closely follows administrative and legal proceedings affecting our clients’ businesses.

In addition to consulting on legislation governing operations with environmental impacts, our environmental professionals are qualified to assist in biodiversity and biotechnology exploration projects.

A multidisciplinary group of lawyers experienced in the environmental, capital-market and energy areas is ready to assist in the financing and implementation of projects eligible for Low Emissions Certificates in accordance with the Clean Development Mechanism.

TozziniFreire’s Environmental Law group is recognized as Band 1 by Chambers Latin America in several editions of the publication. We are also recommended by Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500 and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides. Partner Adriana Mathias Baptista is recommended by the Expert Guides and was recognized as the Best Lawyer for Environment in Latin America at the Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2014.

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