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Rubio Leguía Normand

Environment

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What the team is known for

Active practice group dispensing advice on a range of environmental compliance and regulation matters. Counsels on the obtaining of permits, litigation and community outreach, in addition to dealing with the competent authorities. Clients typically hail from the energy and natural resources, retail and agribusiness industries. Jockey Plaza, Agricola Don Ricardo and Stracon count as new client wins.

Strengths

One client appreciates the firm's "depth of knowledge and impressive experience in the field," while another interviewee remarks: "The firm's lawyers are qualified to face any challenges presented by their clients, regardless of how complex they are."

Work highlights

Rubio Leguía Normand assisted Nexa Resources with the implementation and management of the necessary permits and social commitments for the development of its brownfield projects, including Magistral, Pukaqaqa and Shalipayco.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Miguel Ángel Soto is "an extremely skilful lawyer with a good command of both mining and environmental matters," a client remarks. Another interviewee states: "Despite his young age, he is a very knowledgeable lawyer who can propose innovative solutions to problems."

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Overview

Our environmental practice group advises a broad range of clients, including, manufacturing, energy and natural resources companies, sponsors, funds, financial institutions, investment banks and other investors who engage in all ranges of project development (such as industrial, energy, mining, etc.), as well as M&A, project financing and other transactions were the identification and allocation of environmental risks is key.

The firm provides a comprehensive service regarding environmental matters and has extensive experience in most industries developed in Peru (particularly mining, industrial, energy and gas). The environmental practice group plays a key role in natural resources and infrastructure project development, not only by assessing and obtaining all necessary permits and licenses for project development, but working together with our clients to address specific issues, such as matters related to air quality control, water rights, nature protection and hazardous waste management.

The firm’s expertise in environmental matters also includes commercial and legal support in Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM) and offset projects, according to voluntary standards regarding carbon finance structuring.

Members

Forno, Xennia (Head of Department)

Grisolle, Diego (Head of Department)

Ogata, Nancy

Soto, Miguel Ángel

Environment

Rubio Leguía Normand

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Location

Avenida Dos de Mayo 1321

San Isidro

Lima

Lima

Peru

27

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Peru

Environment


Miguel Ángel Soto
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