Areas Environment & Climate Change

GPA provides legal advice to national and international clients on all issues related to Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change.

The rapid and constant legal and regulatory evolution in these areas requires all stakeholders to be prepared to respond to the new challenges of environmental compliance and to adapt to the new demands posed by climate change. 

GPA – recognizing, as determining factors of competitiveness, the firm commitment to environmental sustainability, and the proper management of compliance risks – advises clients on all types of operations and businesses involving environmental issues, namely energy issues (including renewables and offshore projects), tourism, real estate, industry, oil & gas, sea, energy transition and decarbonization. 

As regards Environment, we highlight the advice on the following matters:

- Environmental due diligence

- Environmental offenses and crimes

- Environmental liability

- Brownfields and soil contamination

- Assessment of environmental impact and incidences

- Environmental and industrial licensing

- Waste management and regulation

- Water resources, including concessions and regulatory issues

- Noise

- Environmental taxation

– Sea, forest resources and agribusiness

- Territorial plans and instruments

-  Drafting of legal opinions


In Climate Change, we highlight the advice on:

- Emissions trading

- Carbon credits

- Reduction of environmental and carbon footprint

- Carbon neutrality and Net Zero goals

- Regulated markets and voluntary carbon markets –

 - Climate action and transition plans –

 - Climate rights and duties

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