We are Stibbe Industrials and Chemicals specialists

We assist our clients in all aspects of their legal requirements in respect of project development, operation and transaction issues.

Industrials and Chemicals

The industrial sector is extremely diverse including mining, chemicals, agriculture and manufacturing. We assist clients with the myriad legal and business challenges they face.

We regularly act for large industrial and chemical companies on a wide variety of matters including M&A transactions, project development, operational issues, commercial contracting, and pipeline and transport issues.

In addition, we have proven expertise in advising our clients on registration queries and obligations under WEEE and waste directives, the application of the Environmental Liability Directive, complex litigation on REACH, CLP matters and client obligations for labelling and packaging of products containing certain substances.

In dealing with matters for our clients, we draw upon the expertise of specialists from all our practice areas.

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Market recognition

"They have experts in all fields so when you have a matter that is a little outside of the area of expertise of the permitting team, they can quickly find a solution in-house, which is pleasant."

Chambers Europe 2017, Environment chapter

Clients praise the team as "very client-driven, engaged and solution-oriented" as well as highlighting the lawyers' "proactivity, availability and clear communication."

Chambers Europe 2018, Environment chapter

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