Environmental/Social Impact Assessments and Resettlement Action Plan Advisory Services

This practice area focuses on advising on the legal, regulatory, and institutional frameworks affecting environmental, social, health and safety issues arising potentially from infrastructure development projects, mining, oil and gas, dam construction, other developments affecting water bodies, among other things.Our advice in this area typically covers environment, health and safety legislation, legal and regulatory issues governing land tenure, land use, natural resource usage, displacement, valuation of assets and losses, compensation, and social welfare issues. We provide comparative analysis between existing legal frameworks and international best practice and advise on key inputs for the preparation of resettlement action plans.