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Environmental Law 

Our team of legal experts at BNB Advocates has the following experience in the environmental law:

  • Acting for several local and international clients to process applications for certificates of approval of projects by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).
  • Acting for several local and international clients to prepare project briefs for their planned investments.
  • Acting for several local and international clients to liaise with environmental impact assessment practitioners in conducting environmental impact assessments.
  • Acting for investors in public hearings on the environmental impact statement.
  • Acting for investors during the conduct of environmental audits.
  • Acting for investors in applications for a Licence for the transportation or storage of wastes.
  • Acting for investors in applications for a Licence to own or operate a waste treatment plant or waste.
  • Acting for investors in applications for waste discharge permits.
  • Acting for clients in actions against establishments that produce noise beyond permissible levels.
  • Acting for clients in applications for a Licence to emit noise in excess of the permissible noise levels.
  • Representing clients petitioning the National Environment Act for an environmental audit.
  • Provision of legal advice on environmental compliance agreements between the National Environment Management Authority and investors.
  • Acting for investors in appeals to the courts of law from the decisions of the executive director of the National Environment Management Authority.
  • Acting for investors in applications to the National Environment Management Authority for permits to use a wetland resource.
  • Acting for investors in applications to the National Environment Management Authority for a permit to use a riverbank or lakeshore.
  • Acting for investors in applications to the National Environment Management Authority for a pollution Licence.
  • Acting for clients in applications to courts of law for an environmental easement.
  • Acting for clients in applications to the Registrar of Titles for registration of environmental easements.