Best Law Firms for Environmental Law Internship in 2021

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What is Environmental law practice?

Environmental law is an increasingly important area of specialization for law firms in India. Conservation of environment and sustainable use of natural resources is reflected in the constitutional framework of India and also in the international commitments of the country.

The increasing environmental awareness in the country also coincides with an upward trend in terms of regulatory enforcement. These days, all significant projects and businesses in India have to comply with a wide range of environmental laws and regulations such as:

  • Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974
  • Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981
  • Environment (Protection) Act 1986
  • E-Waste (Management) Rules 2016, as amended in 2018
  • Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules 2016
  • Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016
  • Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules 2016
  • Hazardous and Other Waste (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules 2016, as amended in 2019
  • Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules 1989
  • Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2019
  • Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2006
  • Wild Life (Protection) Act 1972
  • Forest (Conservation) Act 1980
  • Public Liability Insurance Act 1991
  • Biological Diversity Act 2002
  • National Green Tribunal Act 2010

 

Apart from the above regulatory frameworks, Law Firms may also advise clients on the softer aspects such as Public Relations Management and Corporate Social Responsibility – in connection with the environment.

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Some of the key regulatory authorities in this area of practice are:

  • Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC)
  • Central Pollution Control Board
  • State Pollution Control Boards
  • District Level Authorities or Municipal authorities

 

In addition, law firms may assist clients to liaise with NGOs and other organizations wherever required.

Law firms assist and advise companies in their environmental risk analysis as part of any new project, help with establishing internal environmental management systems and conducting environmental due diligence wherever required.

Best Law Firms for Environmental Law Practice Internship in 2021 for LLB Students

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Best Law Firms for Environmental Law Practice Internship LLB Students

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