Environment, natural resources and climate change

Bowman Gilfillan is one of South Africa’s leading environmental law firms, with the environment, natural resources and climate change practice group offering real depth and a broad range of expertise.

Strict environmental regulation and increasingly rigorous enforcement makes environmental compliance a key consideration to doing business in South Africa. As in many international jurisdictions specialised counsel is required to effectively manage corporate environmental risks and decision-making.

The practice group’s expertise including legal risk mitigation and management, permitting advice, project and development advice, environmental appeals, litigation and administrative appeals, advice on specific environmental impacts, due-diligence investigations and compliance auditing.

Relying on a skilled and experienced nucleus of lawyers with a practical understanding of both the law and its application by the regulators, our group is also able to draw on the wide range of legal expertise within Bowman Gilfillan as a whole to ensure that our clients’ environmental risks are seamlessly managed in alignment with their broader business requirements and priorities.

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