Energy and Environmental Litigation


Energy and Environmental Litigation


On the verge of global warming and the necessity to protect the mother-nature the number and range of environmental issues facing companies has grown significantly expanding from land development, waste management and permitting to include matters such as climate change, greenhouse gas concerns and carbon footprints. With the team’s strong knowledge on these sectors , the firm combines environmental and litigation expertise to advise our clients in complex civil, criminal and administrative disputes and proceedings, expert determinations and arbitrations. In addition, the firm advises on public international environmental laws. The legal team regularly advises on environmental indemnity and warranty disputes, third party civil actions and managing relationships with Governmental authorities. The environmental and litigation specialists also advise on administrative law matters, including judicial review (and equivalent) and have been successful in challenging environmental regulators on inappropriate use of, or interpretation of, their powers. The lawyers of Sk Associates have broad expertise, deep resources and global reach that clients need to manage these issues, and to stay current with even a step ahead of ever-changing national and international environmental regulations. The firm advises on but not limited to, land use development, redevelopment and planning, management of hazardous, non-hazardous and toxic materials, recycling, energy production, surface and groundwater issues, carbon emissions, greenhouse gas emission standards and credit opportunities, carbon trading and sequestration biodiversity and endangered species etc. This legal firm has an outstanding record of assisting their clients in avoiding or resolving disputes and regulatory issues through negotiation, mediation, international arbitration, litigation, expert determination and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. As well as multinational corporations active in the energy sector, the legal experts regularly advise both national and international organisations on disputes in this sector.