ENVIROMENT & SAFETY

Presenting informed and strategic legal solutions to ensure compliance thereby minimizing risk and liability in every business transaction.

As the world becomes increasingly regulated and progressive, our Attorneys are here to ensure that our clients are compliant with regard to all aspects of the complex changes in legislation relating to international environmental, human rights and trade concerns by keeping abreast of policy changes and regulatory developments in environment & safety, and by presenting informed and strategic legal solutions to minimize risk and liability in every business transaction. Our Attorneys are able to provide both transactional and stand-alone advice in all the major areas of environment & safety law, as well as health and safety law at national, regional and international levels.

Our speciality in the environment & safety field relates to environmental regulatory and statutory compliance in, but not limited to, the oil and gas industry by obtaining the necessary environmental guarantees in respect of decommissioning, environmental impact assessment reports and studied extensively the environmental issues impact of oil and gas. We also regularly advise clients on the management of cross-border due diligence and on contractual negotiations in relation to major international acquisitions, disposals and infrastructure projects.

Our team has at various times advised and conducted litigation related to environment & safety land use planning on behalf of several municipalities and ratepayer associations, as well as many individual property owners.

We have represented Engen Petroleum in one of the few court cases concerning environment & safety legislation requiring service station land rehabilitation.

We ensure that your investment complies with the inhabitants, laws, economies and resources whilst mitigating your business risks and objectives.

We ensure that your investment complies with the inhabitants, laws, economies and resources whilst mitigating your business risks and objectives.

Services

  • Advising on compliance regulatory issues, enforcement, disclosure and reporting requirements to statutory bodies.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment, Due Diligence and Legal Opinions.
  • Obtaining Environmental Guarantees.
  • Dispute Resolution / Litigation.
  • Corporate environmental policy planning – Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Mining related environmental management and rehabilitation obligations.
  • Land-use and Planning Legislation.
  • Marine and Biodiversity related legal advice.
  • Water and waste related legal advice.

Head Office

We’re located in the heart of Bellville

26 Hofmeyr Street
Welgemoed
7530

Contact Us

Why not give us a call or send us an email

Tel: +27 21 945 1237
Fax: +27 86 691 4998
Email: info@bbplaw.attorney