Machado Nogueira has a multidisciplinary team of lawyers to offer complete advice to national and international companies on various environmental issues of the Brazilian legal system.

We evaluate legal procedures, obligations, risks and responsibilities of various sectors of the economy, offering strategic and assertive legal advice.

Solutions based not only from a legal point of view, but also on the real needs of the corporate world, adding value to our customers’ business.


  • Consultancy in environmental law for physical and legal;
  • Elaboration, analysis and negotiation of contracts.
  • Advice to the municipal, state and federal environmental agencies;
  • Support in environmental licensing processes, public hearings and licensing management
  • Work with the Union Patrimony Service (SPU) to regularize occupations;
  • Elaboration of EIA – Environmental Impact Study and EIV – Neighborhood Impact Study
  • Assistance in Administrative Procedure and Civil Inquiry established by the Public Prosecutor’s Office.
  • Preventive and corrective environmental audits in company acquisitions, assessment of merger operations, fundraising, contracting of financing and real estate operations;
  • Analysis of the adequacy of facilities and environmental management practices;
  • Licensing of environmental projects, including the most complex ones, such as gas and oil exploration or power generation.
  • Conclusion of terms of conduct adjustment and environmental compensation agreements.
  • Assistance in biodiversity and biotechnology exploration projects.
  • Reforestation, management plans and recovery of degraded areas;
  • Genetic heritage and biotechnology;
  • Assistance in the financing and implementation of projects to obtain Reduced Emission Certificates, in accordance with the Development Mechanism
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  • Advice on the management of waste, effluents, atmospheric emissions, noise and water abstraction.
  • Management of contaminated areas and assistance in negotiating with the Public Prosecutor and interested parties and conducting administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • Environmental Arbitration and other issues related to the environment.
  • Defense in civil public environmental actions, such as Autos of Infraction, Terms of Embargo and fines
  • Legal advice for the elaboration of Conduct Adjustment Terms (TAC) and Degraded Area Recovery Projects (PRAD).
  • Acting in execution of sentences, terms of adjustment of conduct and civil execution of a criminal conviction for environmental crime (article 475-N, inc. II, CPC)


Av. Angélica, 2510 – 11º andar | 01228-200 – São Paulo, SP

+55 (11) 3159-3999