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Environmental Law 

Our team of legal experts at BNB Advocates has significant expertise and experience to provide legal advice on all aspects of environmental law.

We provide the following legal services:

  • Processing applications for certificates of approval of the project by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).
  • Assisting investors to prepare project briefs for their planned investments.
  • Liaising with environmental impact assessment practitioners on behalf of investors to conduct an environmental impact assessment.
  • Representing investors in public hearings on the environmental impact statement.
  • Representing investors during the conduct of environmental audits.
  • Representing investors in applications for a Licence for the transportation or storage of wastes.
  • Representing investors in applications for a Licence to own or operate a waste treatment plant or waste.
  • Representing investors in applications for waste discharge permits.
  • Representing clients in actions against establishments that produce noise beyond permissible levels.
  • Representing 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.
  • Representing investors in appeals to the courts of law from the decisions of the executive director of the National Environment Management Authority.
  • Representing investors in applications to the National Environment Management Authority for permits to use a wetland resource.
  • Representing investors in applications to the National Environment Management Authority for a permit to use a riverbank or lakeshore.
  • Representing investors in applications to the National Environment Management Authority for a pollution Licence.
  • Representing clients in applications to courts of law for an environmental easement.
  • Representing clients in applications to the Registrar of Titles for registration of environmental easements.