ORPA Legal has been involved in various environmental matters.
The firm handles matters involving:
oil and gas leaks
classified industrial facilities and installations
soil and groundwater pollution
Representative Examples of Services Recently Provided:
Preferred if accurate: Counselling and defense of a petroleum company and its insurers in litigation over liability for hydrocarbon pollution at an industrial site (pipeline leak)
Counselling and defense of a manufacturing company and its insurers in litigation over liability resulting from groundwater contamination involving tetrachloroethylene; evaluation of the clean-up measures
Counselling and representation of a petroleum company in connection with liability resulting from a significant oil leak in the South of France
We represent clients in France and abroad, through all phases of the litigation process—in preliminary expert investigatory proceedings under French procedural rules, in connection with requests for summary or pre-judgment relief, and in full litigation on the merits. We also handle arbitration and mediation.
ORPA Legal provides legal advice to its clients in all areas of insurance; it represents and advises them through the investigation and claim-handling phases and any subsequent litigation or alternative dispute resolution process.