M. Firon & Co. has gained significant experience in environmental matters and provides both institutional and private clients with advice on all the legal aspects of environmental law – civil, administrative, criminal and regulatory.
As a leading law firm in the real estate and infrastructures sector in Israel and worldwide, M. Firon & Co. has gained significant experience in environmental matters and provides both institutional and private clients with advice on all the legal aspects of environmental law – civil, administrative, criminal and regulatory.
The Environmental Law Department advises its clients on issues of regulation, licensing and managing environmental risks. The Department’s team is well experienced in representing the business sector before the range of relevant authorities and government ministries including the Ministry for Environmental Protection, Ministry of National Infrastructures, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Health, the Israel Water Authority, the Ministry of the Interior and Knesset Committees.
The Department’s clients receive legal advice and support in and before all the relevant statutory and regulatory bodies, including contacts with the national authorities, support in routine activities in complying with environmental regulations, holding compliance checks regarding the treatment of waste, environmental planning, air emissions, industrial effluents, hazardous materials, environmental reports etc.
The Department’s partners provide complex opinions on environmental law including legislative initiatives, advising clients in planning processes, conducting surveys and rehabilitative activities, and representation in the field of wastewater, recycling, garbage etc.
The Department’s professional team supports the firm’s clients in internal organizational streamlining processes by analyzing existing processes in the company and adapting them to the complex regulations, with careful attention to costs savings and including preparations for internal compliance and enforcement plans. The firm also supports its clients and their officeholders in environment-related administrative, civil and criminal proceedings.
Comprehensive and Full Service includes:
- Advising on environmental legislative and regulatory proceedings;
- Integrating environmental policies and preparing compliance and enforcement plans;
- Representation before Government Ministries, the Israel Water Authority and the National/Regional Water Entities;
- Representation of landfills businesses;
- Preparing complex opinions;
- Advising on consumer laws;
- Representation in administrative, civil and criminal proceedings.