Environment

“The team is particularly sought after for its expertise in energy, infrastructure and transportation projects” and environmental law is among its “areas of core expertise.” (Chambers Europe)

TGS Baltic ranks among the best in the Baltic region for environmental law.

Our environment team advises on issues of compliance with environmental standards, systems management and liability as well as on the environmental implications of corporate and financing transactions. That includes negotiations of warranties and indemnities in acquisitions and sales. We also help our clients with the environmental aspects of due diligence processes.

The team is advising multiple projects of strategic importance, including an LNG terminal, a nuclear power plant and international electricity connections. We are also active in renewable energy projects.

  • Extensive experience in government enforcement actions, including advice to governmental institutions on enforcement of pollution taxes and investment commitments.
  • In-depth experience in environmental impact assessment and other environmental regulations in the zoning process and at other stages of infrastructure projects.
  • Extensive experience in advising industrial clients on environmental matters.

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Advice and representation on:

  • environmental standards, systems and liability
  • impact assessments
  • territorial planning
  • exploration/extraction licenses
  • mining rights
  • waste/pollution management
  • taxes; quotas
  • chemicals
  • litigation
  • investigations
  • nature protection
  • renewables
  • clean technology
  • safety
  • land use
  • natural resource management
  • environmental implications of transactions (including warranties and indemnities)
  • environmental aspects of  due diligence