Environmental Law

WFAA offers its clients legal advising services specialized in the area of Environmental Law

In addition to the Firm’s work with environmental agencies and defense of its clients in public interest civil actions, this legal advising also provides preventive consultations, assistance with environmental licensing processes and in obtaining permits from all states and municipalities, environmental compensation proceedings, providing evidence and monitoring in civil investigations, legal support in the management of contaminated areas and advising in regard to the execution of Commitment Instruments and Conduct Adjustment Agreements.

The Firm also offers differentiated modalities of legal consulting, such as preliminary evaluations of proper environmental standing, with risk quantification and due diligence, which minimize the possibility of responsibility for mining companies and the creation of environmental liabilities, which could lead to losses for the company.

A pioneer in the area of Environmental Law applied to mining, William Freire Advogados Associados has extensive experience in advising companies in a wide array of industries, such as steelmaking and metallurgy, cement manufacturing, forestry and reforestation, energy, and others.

Thanks to the outstanding work of this area, William Freire Advogados Associados has been on the list of the most admired law firms in Brazil for the eighth consecutive year, according to the publication Análise Advocacia 500 –2015 Annual Report.

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Marcelo Azevedo

Environmental Law

The team, led by attorney Marcelo Azevedo, is formed by specialized and highly qualified professionals fully capable of meeting the demands of their clients.

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