Our knowledge about environmental law allows us to advise, defend and train our customers. Since 1996 we work with companies, specially in the environmental sector, governments, special interest groups and academic institutions.

We offer comprehensive advice

We provide legal advice to achieve on environmental management, on administrative, civil and criminal liability, and offer training in environmental matters.

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  • We help our clients to anticipate and solve unforeseen legal challenges that appear in your daily management, and provide counselling on environment issues. We help to prevent environmental risks and to improve the management in your company.
  • We work to legalize activities and obtain the necessary permits
  • We are always near by, informing of the changes of the legislation with environmental incidence that can affect your activity. We offer a fee service to orientate the organization in the fulfilment of the law and to save extra economic costs.
  • We provide legal advice on drafting legislation and assist our customer in his relation with the legislative process.
  • We give legal counselling to Sustainable Business Organizations


We do defense

Terraqui works to support our clients’ best interest by administrative procedure or before Court.

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Often discrepancies occur between the specific authority that leads environmental normative aspects or related and the way the activity is developed. Terraqui works to support our clients’ best interest by administrative procedure or before Court.

Administrative defence
  • We work with environmental records (such as pollution, waste, water, natural resources, mining activities).
  • We appeal to obtain permits.
  • We manage claims on environmental taxation, public procurement and state aid.
  • Non-observance of European law is raised to the Community authorities.
Legal defence before courts

We offer counsel and defence our clients before contentious administrative, criminal, civil proceedings:

  • Fines, cessation of activities, inactivity of a public administration body, protection of fundamental rights.
  • Crimes against natural resources and environment.
  • Preventing and reminding environmental damages, emission and immission approach.
  • Breaches of Community law before the Court of Justice of the European Union.


We offer training

The dynamism of environmental law – the most changing within administrative law– forces us to constantly update our legal knowledge. We apply this information on our advisory work and defence, but also we transfer it to academic institutions and other organizations where we direct customized training.

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  • Universitat de Barcelona
  • Universitat Rovira i Virgili
  • UOC
  • Escola d’Administració Pública
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat de Girona
  • Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona.
In-Company training for Organizations

The legal aspects directly affect the environmental management of organizations. It is therefore important to have specialized and up to date training that enables decision-makers to keep abreast of technical and legal obligations incorporated to their activities. Terraqui provides specific training in policy with environmental impact adapted to each organization.

Founded in 1996, Terraqui is a law firm specialized in environmental law. We bring a blend of legal expertise in environmental legislation issues, standing out in the area of waste, natural resources, territory and urban planning as well as in public procurement.