Magnusson offers a full range of legal expertise in the field of environmental law. Our environmental specialists have significant experience in advising the private as well as the public sector on environmental matters of a diverse character. Clients consist of industries, the energy sector, governmental bodies and municipalities.
Magnusson’s environmental specialists have extensive experience of permit applications regarding, for example, power plants, factories, waste disposal plants, and infrastructure projects such as ports and airports. In commercial transactions, which can include some of these facilities; we offer a team specifically assembled for each particular transaction and our environmental specialists are responsible for conducting environmental risk assessment. Major infrastructure projects are commonly involved when assisting clients in the public sector. In such projects our environmental specialists work alongside the firm’s specialists in construction, procurement and financing. Together, we offer a package which covers all aspects of the project from start to finish.
In recent years enhanced focus on environmental aspects within the EU has resulted in yet another legal dimension for business operators to consider. Today, national and international environmental legislation together comprise a complex legal framework posing challenges that progressively require expertise attention. Alongside the demands of domestic legislation, EU law increasingly provides further regulation of environmental law. Magnusson’s specialists closely follow the dynamic development of both domestic and international environmental law. The international dimensions of environmental law commonly call for cross-border cooperation between legal experts. Magnusson’s global presence, with offices positioned throughout the Baltic Sea region, provides optimal conditions for such collaboration.
Our services include:
Activities that are harmful to the environment
Contaminated soil and landfills
Environmental damage claims
Local plans and building permits
Registration of property
Site leasehold rights
Utility easement procedures and expropriation
Waste and recycling
Working environment issues