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We define our practice as pioneer, multisectorial, preventive, critical and innovative:

Pioneer.- We are the first law firm in Peru to form an area of practice dedicated exclusively to legal advice in environmental issues.

Multisectorial.- We have an integral knowledge of Peruvian environmental law as we have provide specialized advice to leading companies in each of the sectors of our economy, such as: energy, aviation, mining, hydrocarbons, chemical, industrial, (disencumbrance), fishery, among others.

Preventive.- Consistent with the preventive nature of environmental law, we assist our clients in their efforts to fully comply with environmental regulations. In this context, we identify and update all legal requirements applicable to the organization, evaluate the proper compliance in the field, absolve their doubts and provide specialized training and consultancy.

Critical.- Result of our critical spirit, we devise legal strategies and solutions for our clients, integrating Environmental Law with the dynamics of the ecosystem and technology.

Innovative.- We have merged our services with computer technology and the internet, which has made our Legal Informational products a standard for the Peruvian mining industry.

me­di­um What is GEORGE? GEORGE is the most in­nov­at­ive Leg­al­Tech pro­pos­al of CMS Grau, which of­fers this product to our cli­ents in part­ner­ship with our stra­tegic part­ner Dertec, who is re­spons­ible for the...


Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...
El eco de un si­len­cio aus­ente
Cada úl­timo miér­coles del mes de ab­ril se con­memora el Día In­ter­nacion­al de Con­cienciación sobre el Ruido, fecha en la cu­al se nos in­vita a re­flex­ion­ar en torno al im­pacto que tiene la con­tam­inación son­ora en la sa­lud de las per­so­nas.  
The Road to COP26: Our 101 on COP26
COP26 is sched­uled to take place from Monday 1st Novem­ber – Fri­day 12th Novem­ber 2021 in Glas­gow. It was ori­gin­ally in­ten­ded to take place last Novem­ber but was post­poned due to COV­ID-19.  It brings...
The Glob­al Sul­phur Ban – One Year On
Since 1 March 2020 all mar­ine ves­sels have been sub­ject to a ban from car­ry­ing on board high sul­phur mar­ine fuel oil (“HSFO”) with sul­phur con­tent great­er than 0.50% un­less they have a ‘scrub­ber’...
Tail­ings Man­age­ment and New Stand­ards of Reg­u­la­tion
Tail­ings dam fail­ures have put the min­ing in­dustry in the head­lines for the wrong reas­ons in re­cent years. Dam fail­ures can have dis­astrous con­sequences in terms of loss of life and en­vir­on­ment­al dam­age...
The Lat­in Amer­ic­an Gen­er­al Coun­sel
The first CMS Gen­er­al Coun­sel re­port in the Lat­in Amer­ica re­gion, “The Lat­in Amer­ic­an GC: Rising to the chal­lenge”, ex­plores the de­vel­op­ment of the Gen­er­al Coun­sel role and how the world in which...
GRESB 2020 – It’s Ques­tion Time!
GRESB has launched its 2020 Real Es­tate As­sess­ment. GRESB is the lead­ing glob­al En­vir­on­ment­al, So­cial and Gov­ernance (ESG) bench­mark for the real es­tate and in­fra­struc­ture in­dus­tries. It is a vol­un­tary...
Coronavir­us – Pro­tect­ing against sup­ply chain dis­rup­tion when ship­ping...
De­vel­op­ing a sup­ply chain re­sponse to the coronavir­us out­break in­volves be­ing ready be­fore such a crisis hits. Al­though the long-term con­sequences are yet to play out, the coronavir­us out­break already...
me­di­um What is GEORGE? GEORGE is the most in­nov­at­ive Leg­al­Tech pro­pos­al of CMS Grau, which of­fers this product to our cli­ents in part­ner­ship with our stra­tegic part­ner Dertec, who is re­spons­ible for the...
Po­s­eidon Prin­ciples and re­spons­ible ship fin­an­cing
On 18th June 2019, 11 banks with col­lect­ively over $100bn in as­sets and rep­res­ent­ing nearly 20% of the glob­al ship fin­ance signed a glob­al frame­work agree­ment, called the Po­s­eidon Prin­ciples. These are...
An in­tro­duc­tion to the law of block­chain and dis­trib­uted ledger tech­no­lo­gies...
Data Pro­tec­tion The European Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion raises at least two is­sues in par­tic­u­lar in this con­text. First: is pseud­onym­ous in­form­a­tion per­son­al data? Second: how can a “right...
Reg­u­la­tion of En­vir­on­ment­al Pro­tec­tion in the Elec­tric activ­it­ies
On Ju­ly 7, 2019, Su­preme De­cree No. 014-2019-EM was pub­lished in the of­fi­cial news­pa­per "El Peru­ano", which ap­proves the Reg­u­la­tion for En­vir­on­ment­al Pro­tec­tion in Elec­tric­al Activ­it­ies and re­peals Su­preme...