Environmental, health and safety
Italian worker safety and environmental regulation is extremely complex, having developed piece-meal over the years through overlapping regulations and contradictory judgements. NCTM has developed a broad experience in these areas, based on its extensive expertise in all aspects of Italian law (administrative law, civil law and criminal law).
In particular, the group specialises in:
- Defence of managers in criminal proceedings related to infringements of environmental protection regulations
- Assistance in land reclamation processes of polluted sites (from both administrative and criminal law points of view)
- Assistance in criminal and/or civil proceedings for environmental damage claims
- Assistance and consulting in the application for administrative authorisations in various sectors (water, air, waste, VAS [Strategic Environmental Assessment], VIA [Environmental Impact Assessment], AIA [Environmental Impact Authorisation] and garbage dumps) and in appeals against unlawful administrative provisions
- Legal consulting in environmental and safety management systems
- Legal assistance in the creation of management organisation charts and systems of proxies
- Compliance audits and due diligence
- Specialist lifelong training for corporate management on legislative and case law evolution
- Defence of employers, managers, agents and machine manufacturers in criminal proceedings for infringement of accident prevention regulations (grievous bodily harm and manslaughter)
- Legal defence in cases of equipment withdrawal orders or components that fail to comply with safety standards
- Preparation of compliance systems to avoid the administrative liability of companies and legal assistance in proceedings before the courts
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This material has been sourced from the NCTM website.
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