Rafael Dias Gil joined the firm in 2016. He integrates the environmental, consumer and sustainability practice group, with focus on consultancies, administrative procedures and lawsuits. In the environmental area, Rafael has a wide breadth of experience in cases involving contamination, environmental and urbanistic licensing procedures, environmental liability, take-back requirements, protected areas and minorities and climate change.
Rafael represents several clients in the oil & gas, automotive, chemicals and services sectors.
He graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie with a degree in law.
English and Spanish
Trench Rossi Watanabe is awarded the CESA Gender Equality Seal
Trench Rossi Watanabe has received the CESA Gender Equity Seal in the highest category entitled “Highlight”. This award recognizes law firms that have solid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, taking into consideration several fronts, such as internal commitment, strategic planning, communication and participation rate. With a female majority in leadership for years, this recognition reinforces […]
Public consultation on corporate emissions’ control and Proconve L8
In brief The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA) opened a public consultation regarding a new normative that regulates the control of corporate emissions and the management of pollutant emission credits for the Vehicle Emission Control Program’s L8 phase (“Proconve L8“). The public consultation is being done in accordance with CONAMA Resolution No. 492/2018, […]
Amendments made to Federal Decree that provides for environmental sanctioning procedures
In brief Federal Decree No. 11,080/2022 was published on 24 May, amending Federal Decree No. 6,514/2008, which deals with infractions and administrative sanctions for conduct and activities harmful to the environment. More details Decree No. 11,080/2022 sought to update controversial points of Decree No. 6,514/2008 and other IBAMA rules, in addition to bringing updates on […]
Decree regarding the National Contingency Plan for Incidents of Oil Pollution in Waters Under National Jurisdiction is published
In brief The federal government published on 27 January 2022 Decree No. 10,950 of 2022, which provides for the National Contingency Plan for Incidents of Oil Pollution in Waters under National Jurisdiction (PNC). The plan aims to: (i) reduce environmental damage; (ii) prevent damage to the public health; and (iii) enable a more capable action […]
CETESB published Board Decision updating the thresholds for contaminants in the soil and groundwater
In brief On 14 December 2021, CETESB (Environmental Agency of the State of São Paulo) published Board Decision No. 125/2021/E of 9 December 2021, which approved the updated list of thresholds for contaminants in the soil and groundwater in the State of São Paulo and revoked the former list approved by Board Decision No. 256/2016/E, […]