Environment and Cleantech

Focus is on a greener world, and the wish to take care of the environment has never been greater. At the same time, the incentive to invest in renewable energy and technology is increasing.

Environmental law

We have extensive experience in working with environmental litigation and the various areas within environmental law, including:

We provide services to private companies and public authorities, and the type of the assignments may therefore vary considerably – from an action for damages on behalf of a government body to the defence of a client who is held liable for the presence of pollution, or representing a client during the transfer of a property involving a pollution case.


In connection with more traditional environmental law, we have established a cleantech team that monitors the legislative developments for companies working with clean technology (cleantech).

However, cleantech issues require knowledge not only of traditional environmental law but also of property law, right of use, finance law, trust and foundation law, and corporate law, and our cleantech team has this expertise.

We have experience in representing clients in connection with the provision of renewable energy, for example in:


Hans Erik Steffensens team at NJORD Law Firm focuses on water and waste management, zoning and planning issues, as well as regulatory work. Erik Hørlyck has experience in advising public authorities on the establishment and sale of utilities and supply companies, among other matters.” – Legal 500, 2015