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Environmental

Growing environmental awareness and increasing regulations are changing the way companies operate in Brazil. As a result, accountability standards are rising higher and sanctions growing more severe, creating greater repercussions for noncompliance.

Our environmental law attorneys act in an integrated way engaging a technical, multidisciplinary group of partners formed by Brazilian biologists, geologists, forest, mining and health engineers, economists, sociologists and other specialists. We guarantee that the needs of our clients are met with our renowned legal expertise, allowing for investment and business to continue with tranquility

EXPERTISES

  • Assistance to entrepreneurs of potentially polluting activities, including analysis of civil, administrative and criminal liability in the environmental and the mining areas
  • Terms of Commitment and Terms of Conduct Adjustment
  • Administrative and judicial litigation in the environmental and the mining areas
  • Coordination and elaboration of environmental and urban studies
  • Environmental audit
  • Environmental compliance
  • Preservation unit management plan
  • Obtaining and regularization of environmental and mining permits and authorizations.
  • Consulting in the solid residues area, including reverse logistics of hazardous products
  • Guidelines to trade unions, associations representing the sector and class boards regarding fulfillment of environmental and urban norms
  • Legislative follow-up, elaboration of norms, analysis and opinion on law projects and environmental norms
  • Assistance to municipalities in the creation and the implementation of their environmental bodies, the formulation of the texts of environmental norms and fulfillment of their environmental obligations
  • Elaboration, negotiation and analysis of risks of common contracts of the mining sector, including purchase and sale contracts, cession and lease of mining rights, construction, supply of equipment, distribution, provision of different services
  • Assistance to corporation in acquisition of shares of companies from the mining sector
Areas of Expertise
Tiago de Andrade Lima Environmental, Port Recife
Close tiagoalima@qca.adv.br +55 81 2101.5757

Profile

OAB 21596/PE. Manager of the Environmental Law area. Bachelor of Law by Universidade Católica de Pernambuco - UNICAP. Specialist in Public Law by Escola de Magistratura de Pernambuco and in Urban and Environmental Law by Faculdade Salesiana do Nordeste, Master´s Degree in Environmental Technology by Instituto de Tecnologia de Pernambuco. He was also legal consultant in the elaboration of the Law Projects, which instated the State System of Preservation Units and the State Solid Residues Policy in Pernambuco.

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Álvaro Pereira Environmental Recife
Close alvaropereira@qca.adv.br +55 81 2101.5757

Profile

OAB 37.855 /PE. Lawyer in the Environmental Law Area. Bachelor of Law by Universidade Católica de Pernambuco. Studying post-graduation in Civil and Business law at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. 

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Marina Gadelha Environmental Recife
Close marinagadelha@qca.adv.br +55 81 2101.5757

Profile

OAB 10.985/PB. Lawyer in  the Environmental Law area. Federal Councilor of OAB for Paraíba. President of the National Environmental Law Committee of OAB. Studying Ph. D. in Civil Procedural Law at Universidade Católica de Pernambuco. Master´s Degree in Juridical-Political Sciences II, with emphasis on Environmental Law, by Faculdade de Direito of Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Specialist in Environmental Management by Fundação Mineira de Educação e Cultura (FUMEC). Professor at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Aplicadas - FACISA (Environmental Law). Former section councilor of OAB Paraíba. Former deputy professor at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE (Environmental Law) in the Environmental Law and Science courses. Former Superintendent of the National Department of Mineral Production (DNPM) in Paraíba.

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