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Environmental and Sustainability legal advice, South Africa

Our Environmental and Sustainability Department has skills and expertise to offer full service advice on all aspects relating to sustainable development and environmental compliance. We offer seamless and on-going support on development proposals from conception to implementation and post construction operations.

Whether we are providing guidance on environmental compliance, assessing risk profile in a transaction, or defending environmental litigation and enforcement, we work with you to understand your business and ensure that our advice is always focused, practical and relevant. Where advice is required across a number of jurisdictions globally, we assemble a multi-jurisdictional team for you, which will deliver seamless and fully-integrated advice.

Our environmental and sustainability team specialises in the following:

  • Energy and Mining
  • Terrestrial and Marine Water Law
  • Pollution ( Solid Waste, Air, Water)
  • Environmental Impact Assessments and Approvals
  • Planning Law
  • Infrastructure and Utilities development
  • Industrial development
  • Authority approval and retrospective rectification;
  • Project management of environmental impact assessments and legal approvals from tender, to financial close to implementation and operation;
  • Legal Registers and Audits ( ISO management systems);
  • Mediation and facilitation of development disputes;
  • Strong professional relationship with authorities.
If you would like any further information or need advice on environmental law, please contact our legal team.