Environmental Law

Environmental Law in South Africa is a continuously expanding and evolving sphere of law and as a result of increased environmental regulation (particularly in the marine environment) environmental compliance and management issues are increasingly coming to the fore. In light thereof, and in order to assist our clients in navigating the plethora of environmental laws in South Africa, Dawson Edwards and Associates offers a full spectrum of environmental law services. Our environmental law department is managed by Nicholas Britz, a director at Dawson, Edwards & Associates, who has qualified with a Masters Degree in Environmental Law from the University of Cape Town.

Our environmental law service offering includes:

  • Interpreting environmental legislation
  • Commenting on proposed legislation
  • Auditing and environmental due diligence studies
  • Advising on environmental aspects of commercial transactions and agreements
  • Advising on and reviewing environmental impact assessments
  • Permitting and licensing advice
  • Environmental risk identification and management
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Land Use Planning and Development
  • Compliance and enforcement
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