Environment & Energy

What are the legal requirements for your business regarding the environment? Are you considering investing in wind energy or other forms of energy or heat generation? How should contaminated land and other environmental risks be evaluated in relation to corporate transfers or real estate sales?

Wistrand advises on all types of issues regarding the environment and energy. Our clients include operators in the energy, waste, manufacturing, and real estate sectors. We represent both large and smaller companies, as well as assisting governmental as well as municipal agencies and administrations.

We provide advice in areas such as:
  • Polluted soil
  • Licensing and notification issues, water rights court rulings, dispensers
  • Waste and by-products
  • Bulk material management
  • Chemical-related issues
  • Quarrying and mining
  • Energy tax and other economic instruments
  • Network and other distribution issues
  • Land use and exploitation issues – including tests under the Planning and Building Act, the Real Estate Act and the Expropriation Act
  • Contractual issues in connection with acquisitions, transfers, and start-ups
  • Dispute resolution
  • Supervisory concerns, and issues regarding administrative fines and sanction fees
  • Sustainability and compliance-related issues