Paula Pérez Benítez

Senior Associate, Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes SC
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Paula specialises in environmental law with more than 17 years of experience in that practice. She has a comprehensive vision of environmental, administrative and regulatory law as she has worked in both the public and private sectors.

Paula has specialised in providing advice on compliance with legal obligations regarding environmental impact and risk, water, waste management, soil contamination and its remediation, federal maritime land zone, forestry and soil changes, hydrocarbons, among others. Within regulatory matters, she has a particular focus on health law, as well as emerging regulations on cannabis and its derivatives.

She has participated in multiple environmental audits for clients from different industries, such as renewable energies, the hydrocarbons, food and beverage, forestry, paper, chemical, real estate, tourism, product manufacturing, tobacco and pharmaceutical sectors, laboratories, among others. Likewise, she has experience in environmental litigation and administrative procedures against acts of environmental and regulatory authorities in the three levels of government. Paula has worked particularly with the system of environmental responsibility, remediation and compensation of environmental damage, based on the regulations established in the Federal Law of Environmental Responsibility.

As part of the ESG specialisation, Paula has focused on designing tools for the development and implementation of regulatory management and environmental compliance systems, as key tools in clients’ ESG strategies.

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