During the last years environmental protection and respect have been opening their way and gaining ground in our society, which has resulted in the proliferation and tightening of the measures intended to preserve it.
Within this practice area, Bufete Barrilero y Asociados renders high-added value legal advisory and consultancy services related to both environmental issues and environmental sustainability-related areas. Due to the growth of the environmental regulatory framework and the requirements arising therefrom, corporations and economic operators are bound to have a deep knowledge of the statutory regulatory impositions and restrictions enforceable within the framework of each particular activity, and we provide them with that knowledge.
In line with all this, our main objective is to offer all our clients a comprehensive and preventive advice in order to help them implement or enlarge the scope of activities in the territory, an in order to achieve it we conduct environmental assessments and audits. Furthermore, our advisory service portfolio encompasses, among others, the following activities at administrative proceedings and at courts in cases of penalty proceedings and / or cessation of activity; obtainment of environmental licenses, authorizations and government franchises; performance of corporate and industry legal and administrative due diligence; conduct of environmental due diligence of corporate transactions and project finance processes; preparation of environmental reports and opinions.
Our specialists in environmental law render customized advisory services on the areas of environmental liability, administrative authorizations, environmental impact assessment, penalty proceedings resulting from the breach of the relevant regulations, and criminal defence services in proceedings related to environmental crimes.