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Environment Law

Howards provides environmental legal advice to its clients across a range of issues. We pride ourselves in having a dedicated team of lawyers who specialize in environmental law. We service both corporate and other clients and our lawyers have a great depth of both legal and technical experience related to environment law, regulation and compliance.

We are committed to offering the best legal advice on issues relating to environmental compliance in new development projects in particular, obtaining required licenses and permits for mining, tourism and other development projects, big and small. We also provide services to commercial clients that are assessing their operations. Howards can play a significant role in helping clients plan, commence and maintain environmentally sound and compliant operations.

A significant portion of our environmental practice involves the application of and compliance with Fiji’s Environment Management Act, Ozone Depleting Substances Act, Endangered and Protected Species Act, Litter Promulgation, Town Planning Act and other associated laws. The Firm has extensive experience in dealing with the requirements of an environment impact assessment, waste disposal and recycling licensing processes. Howards has an excellent working relationship with the Department of Environment.