Environment

ǼLEX Environmental law practice is the foremost environmental law practice in Nigeria. The firm has developed extensive expertise in several areas of environmental law advising and representing public and private entities as well as governments.

We practice in many specialized and complex areas of environmental law and represent clients in regulatory matters, permit proceedings, due diligence investigations, litigation, and a variety of corporate transactions. We advise on emissions trading, carbon reduction and clean development projects. ǼLEX has provided high profile support to and been engaged to provide the legal component in several landmark environmental matters. Our multi-disciplinary approach allows efficient and comprehensive solutions for clients interested in, or impacted by, energy needs and innovations.  

ǼLEX acted as legal consultants in the development of legislative instruments and policies including the National Policy on the Environment, the Nigerian Environmental Management Bill and the update of existing Environmental Impact Assessment Sectoral Guidelines for the preparation of EIA. We have the distinction of having drafted for several IOCs, health, safety and environment compliance compendia to aid compliance with the licensing and permitting requirements of different legislation regulating E&P activities.