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Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Environment

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What the team is known for

Established practice with a solid offering in this space. Experienced advising on environmental audits and permitting for waste management, as well as litigation in administrative and judicial conflicts. Frequently retained by clients to assist with compliance audits and reports on environmental regulation. New client wins include Aleph Midstream, Minera San Jorge and Cargill.

Strengths

Market commentators deem the firm to be "very good in environmental issues."

Work highlights

Nicholson y Cano Abogados advised Total Austral on environmental compliance audits relating to its onshore and offshore oil fields.

Notable practitioners

Outstanding partner Horacio Payá "has a great reputation and is one of the strongest international lawyers in the Argentinian environment arena," admires an observer. A peer also acknowledges him as "experienced and focused on environmental matters," while other market sources underline his specific presence handling environmental issues related to the oil and gas industry. Horacio Payá is head of department.

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Overview

Nicholson y Cano counsels its clients in matters related to Environment, Health and Safety at Work, handling a wide range of environmental matters, from due diligence, litigation, regulatory issues and other environmental matters of commercial transactions.

The services provided include, the following:

  • Counseling to prevent, avoid or diminish contingencies.
  • Regulatory matters.
  • Advice on commercial transactions in matters related to this practice.
  • Litigation on environmental matters in administrative agencies and judicial courts, in all stages and jurisdictions, including the Supreme Court.
  • Environmental legal due diligence.
  • Advice on productive projects, conducting environmental impact assessments and permitting.
  • Drafting of compliance programs and counseling on remediation and industrial reconversion.
  • In-house training on environmental matters.



Members

Payá, Horacio

Rodriguez, Martín

Industries

Energy (Oil & Gas)

Food & Drink Producers

Environment

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

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Location

San Martín 140,

Pisos 2, 5, 6, 11, 14 y 22,

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1004AAD

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Argentina

Environment


Horacio Payá
Band 1