McKay provides clients with legal advice on climate change, policy and development and on all legal aspects relating to environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting providing them with a wide range of advisory services in this space.
Some of the recent transactions handled by the team include:
1. Chemicals: provided legal advisory services to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in aligning the Kenyan Sound Chemicals Policy and Regulations to chemical multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) and Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), develop a national monitoring protocol for persistent organic pollutants
(POPs) and a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR);
2. Mining: acted as the legal consultant to the Ministry of Environment & Forestry in the development of a national overview on the Artisanal Small Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) sector;
3. Government: Provided legal and legislative drafting services to several county governments in the preparation of various legislative and policy instruments relating to climate change and sustainability.