Trust Legal

Environment Laws

Environment law practice lies at the heart of Trust Legal. To a large extent Trust Legal was founded to cater for much neglected Environment law practice in India at a time when global environmental issues and corporate environmental accountability were emerging issues. Trust Legal is well known for its environmental capabilities across India by leading multinational corporates, governmental agencies, embassies in India, large infrastructure companies, major health institutions, leading environmental agencies, mining & minerals, chemicals, food & beverages and project finance companies. Trust Legal is today India's leading environmental law firm. Our expert team of lawyers have resolved several difficult environment related conflicts by seeking state and central environmental approvals for our clients, like conflicts with permitting authorities over conditions of approval, with enforcement officials wanting modifications to existing facilities, with neighbors opposing a newly instituted project, or with environmental interest groups.

Environment Law Work Highlights

  • Representing our clients before the Honorable Supreme Court of India and various State High Courts on Forest, Environment, and Pollution & Wildlife issues.
  • Representing our clients before the National Green Tribunal and other judicial forums which have an environmental mandate like Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court of India.
  • Representing our clients before the central and state authorities like Central Ground Water Board, Central Pollution Control Board, State Pollution Control Board, Public Works Department.
  • Representing our clients in appeals from the administrative & judicial enforcement decisions to the district and appellate courts.
  • Handling civil suits initiated by Central and State governments in various courts to impose penalties or obtain injunctions, temporary reliefs for alleged environmental violations.

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We Help With

  • Provide timely updates on the important directives and guidelines to be complied with, issued by the Supreme Court of India, different State High Courts, National Green Tribunal, Central Pollution Control Board, State Pollution Control Boards, Central Ground Water Board and other judicial forums.
  • Advice on the statutory compliances pertaining to environmental and pollution control laws required by our clients including relevant environmental permits and clearances for its better operation
  • Assist in engaging with quality environmental consultants who are accredited by the QCI, and further preparing any technical report concerning environment, pollution and water issues
  • Render legal advice on statutory, regulatory and judicial interpretations of laws relating to environment and pollution
  • Conducting environmental compliance audits