Developments in the climate change sector are raising new challenges for businesses whilst regulatory demands continue to widen in response to increasing concerns in environmental, human rights and trade and present more issues with respect to compliance which affects processes and products, as well as liability in transactions. Successfully navigating through these regulatory ocean requires specialist expertise on a national and regional context.

Commercially focused environmental and regulatory law experts across the Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and East Timor (Timor Leste) advising on all aspects of environmental, product and trade law and liability, are at your disposal for matters such as environmental and health and safety law at national, regional and international levels, environmental policy, climate change and trade policy and regulatory developments, human rights and other regulatory issues, EU reporting requirements on environmental issues, including obligations to report on environmental proceedings, impacts and standards in annual reports and on non-compliance more generally authorities, are just a couple of examples of legal issues where our lawyers can assist you.

Our firm is in regular contact with policy makers and regulators whose work impacts our clients’ interests and we can advise on all types of disclosure requirements and associated problems, such as commercial confidentiality. Whether the issue of disclosure arises in respect of a statutory or permit based obligation, our law firm’s sector specific knowledge helps clients tackle legal and commercial implications.