Environmental & Conservation Law
Given the global nature and increasing importance of environmental and health and safety law, these areas are becoming an increasing focus of Kaplan & Stratton’s activities. Our environmental law team is dynamic, with demonstrated commercial legal skills. We provide an efficient service and pragmatic advice to a wide array of clients, both in the public and private sectors. We have extensive experience in issues relating to environmental risk for businesses, legal issues relating to energy, property development and general commercial activity.
Our lawyers specialising in environmental law support our mergers & acquisitions, finance and litigation teams in all aspects including environmental risk, environmental auditing and due diligence studies.
We advise clients in relation to investigations and prosecutions by statutory authorities. We are experienced in representing clients both in the tribunal level and court level.
- We acted for interested parties in successfully challenging National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) certificate of Approval to Developers. Ruling established NEMA’s duties to ensure and safeguard the environment, game reserves and ecosystems.
- General advise on environmental management laws, regulations and compliance directives.
- Acted for a large paper mill on an environmental claim suit.
- Advised the Kenya Ports Authority on marine pollution disputes.