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Valentina Keys
Senior Associate - Environment at CMS Cameron McKenna


Valentina is an Environmental law specialist at CMS Cameron McKenna LLP. She has been practicing this area of law since 2008. She regularly advises clients on various aspects of the sustainability/climate change agenda and the transition to a low carbon, low waste and low water economy. She handles advisory, regulatory, administrative, contentious and transactional matters advising corporates in relation to contractual transfer of risk and apportionment of liability for environmental damage and contaminated land, the requirement for and the interpretation of environmental permits, licences and consents, impact of onshore and offshore renewable energy developments on environment, energy audits under the Energy Efficiency Directive, REACH, product stewardship, Eco-Design of Energy Using Products, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, climate change and cleantech, COMAH, hazardous substances (including asbestos), environmental permitting appeals, facilities decommissioning and remediation, waste acceptance criteria and Quality Protocols, packaging waste, transfrontier shipment of waste, and the Shipping MRV Regulation. She has a particular interest in law and policy aimed at decarbonising maritime transport. Valentina is fluent in Spanish and Russian. She can be contacted via 

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Agenda Sessions

  • Legal & financial implications of non-compliance

  • Shipping emissions regulation 2020-2050