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Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Environment

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What the team is known for

Outstanding full-service firm boasting a top-tier environment team. Proven to be well versed in dealing with complex environmental compliance cases related to the hydrocarbons industry, as well as assisting companies active in mining, forestry and infrastructure. Skilled in advising clients on environmental impact assessments, interactions with the competent authorities and litigation proceedings challenging sanctions. Impressive client portfolio welcomes the addition of Pan American Silver, Compañía Operadora del Gas del Amazonas, and Petrotal Peru.

Strengths

A client says: "The service is excellent; the lawyers are highly specialised and have the experience to provide creative solutions."

Another source adds: "The service is efficient and professional; they are always ready and willing to answer any requests via email, phone or WhatsApp."

Work highlights

Represented CNPC Perú in sanctioning proceedings before the Environmental Control Agency (OEFA), in addition to securing approval of a global environmental impact assessment from the National Service of Environmental Qualification (SENACE).

Notable practitioners

Francisco Tong acts as co-head of the practice group and is described by a client as "truly excellent" in this practice area.Market commentators endorse his environmental know-how. Tong advises clients across energy and natural resources, retail and consumer goods on a variety of matters, spanning impact assessment reports and administrative disputes.

Highly regarded partner Jenny Caldas elicits praise for her environmental expertise related to the oil and gas sector. A source says: "Jenny offers a specialist's perspective on environmental and social issues and is also commercially aware, which is very helpful when dealing with these issues." Interviewees add: "She is an excellent professional with broad experience and is aligned with our strategy."

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Overview

Our Environmental Law team advises clients on compliance and monitoring of environmental and sanitation obligations, and the development of community relations strategies in mining, oil and gas, electricity and agroindustry, among other economic activities.

We participate in securing permits, in land purchase strategies, cadastral surveys, inspection and litigation processes and in our client’s interaction with the authorities. We conduct environmental due diligences for M&A transactions, for project finance and for obtaining environmental certifications.

Our advice covers design and qualification aspects for access to financing mechanisms for projects with high environmental impact, as well as on securing environmental certifications. Also, we work with business associations in drafting proposals for reforming environmental legislation.

Members

Barrios, Francisco

Benavides, Óscar

Caldas, Jenny

Del Busto, Juan Carlos

Delgado, Mariana

Pachas, Diego

Zavala, Úrsula

Environment Department

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

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Department location

Avenida San Felipe 758

Lima

Lima

Peru

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Peru

Environment


Francisco Tong
Band 3
Jenny Caldas
Band 2