Legal Environmental Partners

What we are looking for:
Horizon 2020 is an opportunity to explore new opportunities and rethink how the new schemes should be applied as Circular Economy, Nature Based Solutions. We would like to find challenges that include this culture at the daily issues. We are looking for amazing projects with amazing people. Persons are in the heart of the projects and we believe in persons. So we would like to join a cooperative team with the desire to learn from each other and share knowledge.

What we offer:
Legal framework
• Legal Advice Management and Assistance in the design and setting sustainable and environmental strategies and policies
• Normative Drafts
• Design of proceedings.
• Arbitrages
• Agreement and resolution mechanisms Establishment of public entities of environmental management and control. (Local Agenda 21)
• Technical support in the study, analysis, diagnostic and improvement proposals of legislation.
• Technical and legal assistance to Conservation Entities, Board of Governors and Entities in charge of any matter related to the Nature Reserves of Natural Capital
• Assistance to Local Entities in nature conservation matters.
• Technical assistance of the study, analysis, diagnosis and improvement proposals of legislation

We work to provide clients practical, cost-effective solutions, not reasons why something can’t be done. Our goal is to uncomplicate things and make them work. We do that by combining a thorough understanding of our client's business with a comprehensive knowledge of environmental law.
Therefore, we understand what is important to both PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR entities and work closely with them to achieve their goals.
• Strategic opportunities and challenges presented by emerging laws and regulations for cities.
• Regulatory and legislative initiatives related to greenhouse gas emissions and alternative energy
• Strategies for capturing opportunity for the councils
• Regulatory compliance
• Strategies for reducing emissions cost-effectively
• Permits, approvals, development issues, and financing for fossil fuel-fired, alternative, and nuclear powered energy facilities
• Processes for developing state, regional, and local climate policies
• Registering and trading carbon reduction credits and renewable energy credits in regulated and unregulated markets
• Disclosure of climate change risks under securities laws
• Litigation arising under climate change law or to address the costs of adaptation or instigating lawsuits under other laws
Integrated services
Under the Climate change and sustainability advice umbrella, MAS provides technical assistance to state and local governments to develop mechanisms to promote a better use and put in value nature based capital. We collaborate on:
• Efforts to finance clean energy and energy efficiency projects potentially affected by the impacts of climate change
• Acquisition of environmental permits and siting approval
• Litigation to challenge unacceptable permit terms or to defend third-party challenges to project approvals
• Evaluation of the viability of projects through environmental due diligence
• Negotiations on project agreement that allocate environmental responsibilities, obligations, and liabilities among participants
• All forms of traditional fossil fuel-based projects
• Alternative energy projects, including many varieties of waste-to-energy biomass, and renewable energy projects
• Rating fees of the forest sector.
• Legal-economic viability studies on green forestry funds.
• Comparative study of tax instruments equivalent to the forestry sector.

PPPPs (Public-Private-Persona-Partnerships)
We are a private-public collaboration initiatives believers and so we think as well that the persons are the heart of the projects so we look for trustful reliable persons who want to boost interesting and useful projects. Always in mind that must serve an objective and a need.
To better understand the needs, expectations and how to achieve the goals required we work under a prospective approach.
What is Prospective?
The future is not determined in advance
The future is built. There will be no freedom of choice and action without an attitude of foresight that anticipates events. The reactive strategy is worth less and becomes more traumatic.
The future is subject to large doses of uncertainty and risk. In order not to mortgage it, it is necessary to optimize the available means and resources, using strategic foresight as a working tool.
The Strategic Prospective is the science that studies the future in advance, to be able to influence it and become masters of our own future or, in its case, to prepare ourselves in time and thus, not have to suffer the future as we usually do but To do it.
• Design and implementation of participative models for the public governance.
• Dinamization of Think Tanks on how to deal with the new challenges on sustainability issues.
• Strategic Prospective Workshops to prepare a more sustainable future.
• Participatory reflection on the use of resources
• Design of Emergency Plans for the local administrations to deal with the economic crisis.
• Solution development towards easier and faster internal administrative procedures of the public administrations.
• Design of administrative practices towards the implementation of the One-Stop- Window policy.
• Participative municipality sessions to undertake future Projects with citizen participation
• Towards faster administrative and e-administrative procedures.

What can we offer
• Technical-legal management in the design and implementation of environmental and sustainability strategies and policies.
• Legal Assistance in the study, analysis, diagnosis of environmental aspects including basis on the Circular Economy.
• Forestry Management development of a law taking into account the C.E. Models and biodiversity.
• PPPPs structural analysis involving the different stakeholders to rank the importance, need, priority actions to be take, taken into account:
• List of variables
• Description of relationships between the variables
• Comparison of the hierarchy of the variables in the different classification (direct, indirect and potential)
• Levers

  • WP Energy/Environnement
    • LC-SC3-EE-16-2018-2019-2020: Supporting public authorities to implement the Energy Union
    • LC-SC3-SCC-1-2018-2019-2020: Smart Cities and Communities
    • LC-SC3-RES-23-2019: Development of next generation biofuel and alternative renewable fuel technologies for aviation and shipping (aviation & shipping transport)
    • LC-SC3-RES-3-2020: International Cooperation with USA on alternative renewable fuels for energy and transport
    • LC-CLA-02-2019: Negative emissions and land-use based mitigation assessment
    • LC-CLA-05-2019: Human dynamics of climate change
    • LC-CLA-06-2019: Inter-relations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services
    • SC5-14-2019: Visionary and integrated solutions to improve well-being and health in cities 

    • SC5-13-2018-2019: Strengthening international cooperation on sustainable urbanisation: nature-based solutions for restoration and rehabilitation of urban ecosystems
    • SC5-14-2019: Visionary and integrated solutions to improve well-being and health in cities


Ms Begoña Benito
EU Project Manager

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