Environmental Law and Public Law

Our advice ranges from matters involving waste and incineration, soil contamination, water supply, waste water and energy law to matters involving protection of the natural protection and all types of matters in respect of the Danish Planning Act, for example assessment of environmental impact (EIA).

Our clients

We provide advice to a wide range of clients including large listed companies, insurance companies, a large number of local authorities and local utility companies and multinational companies.

European Community Law

We have extensive experience in European Community Law regulation in the area of environmental law and we provide advice on issues relating to chemicals, tenders, packaging and on other areas that to a large extent are regulated at a European level.

M&As and environmental law

Aspects in terms of environmental law may be of decisive importance to the completion of a successful acquisition, for example in respect of permits and possible enforcement notices. We have technical understanding and legal expertise in the area and we are collaborating with leading consulting engineering firms in Denmark.

High-profile cases

We have conducted numerous cases that have become important to the interpretation of environmental and planning provisions. We are also involved in a number of pending high-profile cases at all court levels, dealing with all aspects of administrating law.

Chambers Europe (2015)

"Represents a mix of local government departments in a broad range of public law cases. Offers considerable expertise within environmental, planning and energy law, and has experience of handling expropriation cases. Often engaged in large infrastructure projects for private parties, as well as advising on general administrative and constitutional law."

Legal 500 (2015)

"Within Environment, Plesner is a first tier firm. Plesner’s wide-ranging expertise includes planning law, waste disposal, soil contamination and water regulation."


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