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Environmental Compliance

Environmental compliance is becoming exponentially important in recent years. It is now an established part of corporate social responsibility, as local, national and international stakeholders demand environmental stewardship from the individuals and organisations they do business with. Further, regulation on environmental matters is increasing, making environmental compliance mandatory and raising the level of adherence to such provisions more and more. This significantly affects entrepreneurs, companies and organisations, who must integrate environmental management into their business strategy and policies. This requires a preventative approach to environmental compliance and liability issues, as well as an understanding of the evolving regulatory landscape.

We maintain a niche environmental law practice that specializes on Cyprus environmental laws and regulations and is able to assist companies and individuals to meet Cyprus environmental compliance standards.  We have a strong presence in all areas of environmental law, including environmental litigation, defence of environmental prosecutions, environmental cleaning from past use, compliance issues, environmental approvals and assessments, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, waste management and disposal, recycling, waste diversion and recovery and transportation of dangerous goods. 

Our practice is driven by a commercial and comprehensive understanding of the implications of environmental law for our clients and their businesses. Our clients includes companies in the natural resources sector, energy sector, shipping sector, water boards, utilities and various levels of government.

Our comprehensive expertise includes:

  • Advising, negotiating and drafting agreements/contractual provisions regarding environmental issues, obligations and liability of our clients and their businesses.
  • Providing regulatory compliance advice to environmentally sensitive industries on air, soil and water pollution/contamination, product liability, energy efficiency, waste minimisation and use of renewables.
  • Advising governmental entities on policy and legislative developments
  • Advising and assisting on overcoming environmental constraints to planning applications
  • Advising corporate management on environmentally sensitive industries
  • Designing and participating in environmental management systems, environmental audits and other due diligence tools
  • Advising on the applicability of insurance coverage for environmental liabilities
  • Conducting recourses under environmental legislation and seeking judicial review before the courts
  • Acting for claimants and defendants engaged in civil litigation and private arbitrations
  • Prosecuting environmental torts
  • Defending clients charged with environmental offences under provincial and federal legislation
  • Advising on product liability
Nicosia

1 Kinyra Street, 5th floor
1102 Nicosia

Larnaca

115 Faneromenis Avenue,
Antouanettas Building
6031 Larnaca

Limassol

12 Platonos Street,
3027 Limassol

Paphos 

4 Nicou Nicolaidi & Kinyra,
2nd floor, 8011 Paphos

Paralimni

164A Georgiou Gourounia,
1st floor, 5289 Paralimni

Monday – Thursday

8:00 – 18:00

Friday

8:00 – 16:00

TEL: +357 24 201 600

FAX: +357 24 201 601

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