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Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law

LEX‘s team of experts in the field of Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law is one of the most experienced in Iceland.

Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law

LEX‘s team of experts in the field of Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law is one of the most experienced in Iceland. In recent years, this practice area has become more important with growing demands for fundamental principles such as sustainability with respect to the land and its resources. LEX provides comprehensive advice in this field, including in connection with the challenges faced by nature, landowners, government and others because of the ever increasing volume of tourists visiting Iceland. Laws and regulations in this practice area has also been highly influenced by Iceland’s participation in the European Economic Area and the common market. With its specialized team of experts, LEX can ensure its customers high quality service in the field of Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law. Additionally, the attorneys at LEX have vast litigation experience in this field.

Principle tasks

  • Geothermal-, water- and mining rights
  • Advice to municipalities and landowners with respect to utilization of land for tourism
  • Authorizations for utilization of resources and related operations
  • Environmental impact assessment of constructions
  • Electronic cases and installment of electricity transmission system
  • Expropriation cases
  • Waste cases

Some of our Customers

  • Municipalities
  • Energy companies
  • Land owners
  • Tourism companies
  • Investors
  • Banks and financial institutions

Expert knowledge in this area