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Herbert Smith Freehills

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Established firm advising public and private clients on a range of environmental matters for major renewable energy, mining and manufacturing projects. Handles mandates relating to waste management, water concessions, licences and permits, as well as environmental litigation. Offers particular expertise in nuclear and oil storage matters. Acts on the environmental aspects of multi-jurisdictional and domestic M&A deals. Works in close coordination with tax, M&A and employment experts to offer comprehensive assistance to clients.

Notable practitioners

Ignacio Paz specialises in regulatory issues relating to power, oil and gas and transport. He further advises on environmental aspects of acquisitions for public and private corporate clients.

Iria Calviño leads the public law division of the firm and handles contentious and non-contentious issues in the environmental sphere.

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Spain

Environment


Ignacio Paz
Band 3
Iria Calviño
Band 3