Recognized performance in Environmental Law
Headquartered in Novo Hamburgo-RS, in the metropolitan region of Porto Alegre-RS, Délton Carvalho Environmental Law Firm operates throughout the country with a recognized and outstanding performance in the areas of preventive consultancy and assistance in legal and administrative proceedings.
The firm is characterized by its excellence in obtaining legal solutions by means of strategies aimed at ensuring the environmental compliance of business projects, as well as the preparation of highly technical and specialized legal defenses in the criminal, administrative and civil spheres.
With services rendered in areas as diverse as industry, infrastructure, mining, civil construction, agribusiness, waste disposal, among others, the firm stands out for its wealth of strategies to make economic development compatible with environmental standards while integrating sustainability and legal security, both through its preventive counseling services and in environmental and climate litigation.
Dr. Délton Carvalho
Environmental Legal Consulting
Founding partner of the firm, a lawyer and legal consultant in environmental law who graduated in Law at Unisinos (2000), and then went on to graduate studies – Master’s degree (2002) and PhD (2006) – in Public Law at the same university, followed by post-doctorate studies in Environmental and Disaster Law at the University of California, Berkeley (2013). Also ranked by Chambers and Partners, Leaders League and Latin Lawyer as a lawyer specialized in environmental law.
Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Law – PPGDir at Unisinos (Master and Doctorate levels). Member of the Environmental Law Commission of the Institute of Brazilian Attorneys – IAB. Coordinator and Professor of the Specialization Course in Environmental Law at Unisinos, Guest Professor of the Specialization Course in National and International Environmental Law at UFRGS/IDPV/AJURIS.
Délton Winter de Carvalho worked at the prestigious Center for Law, Energy and Environment - CLEE and Center for Catastrophic Risk Management – CCRM, both at the University of California, Berkeley in 2013.
Visiting Professor at Berkeley School of Law University of California, Berkeley. Visiting Scholar Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, US.
Author of books and scientific articles that have been published in national and international journals specialized in environmental law, climate change law and disaster law.
Languages: Portuguese and English.
Recognitions in Environmental Law
- Industries & Sectors Brazil Environment Individual Délton Winter de Carvalho Band 4
- Industries & Sectors 2022 Environment - Brazil Individual Délton Winter de Carvalho
Chambers Latin America 2021
- Environment Individual Délton Winter de Carvalho Band 4
Chambers Latin America Guide
- Environment Indivudual Délton Winter de Carvalho Band 4
Chambers And Partners Latin America
- Environment Lawyers Department Individual Délton Winter De Carvalho Band 4
- Environmental Law Law Firms Valuable Practice Délton Carvalho / Environmental Law
Chambers And Partners Latin America
- Environment Department Délton Carvalho / Environmental Law Band 5
- Environment Lawyers Department Individual Délton Winter De Carvalho Up And Coming
No Chambers & Partners de 2023, Délton Winter de Carvalho foi reconhecido por “seu nível de engajamento e profundo conhecimento técnico que o diferenciam”. Foi também lembrado como “Excelente profissional para nossas demandas ambientais, que exigem alto nível de conhecimento. É prestativo, engajado e focado em encontrar uma solução”.
In the prestigious Chambers & Partners Guide of 2022, the founding partner was recognized as follows: "Délton Winter de Carvalho advises clients on a range of issues, including judicial disputes and regulatory matters, with additional expertise in climate change issues." A client states: "Délton is of the highest quality, his knowledge is extensive."
In the Chambers & Partners Latin America 2021, sources describe Délton Winter de Carvalho as "collaborative and easy to communicate with," while another source adds: "He is reliable and timely in his work, providing the best possible services. Carvalho has experience in handling contentious issues related to licensing, waste contamination, and environmental damage."
In the year 2020, in the Latin America Guide, Délton Winter de Carvalho was recognized for assisting companies in matters related to waste disposal and contaminated areas, frequently acting in administrative proceedings before relevant authorities. A client highlights his 'strategic approach,' while another comments: "My personal experience is that I present my problem to him, and he efficiently finds a solution for it." He is also a prolific author in Environmental Law.
In the 2018 Chambers & Partners, Délton Carvalho's commitment to his clients was highlighted, with a prompt response and a set of diverse professional skills in a wide range of Environmental Law areas. He was also noted by clients as a "very strategic lawyer with extensive knowledge in Environmental Law."
Other members of the environmental advocacy team
Graduated at Unisinos Law School (2005);
Post-graduate degree in Environmental Law at Unisinos (2013);
Post-graduate degree in Contemporary Criminal Procedural Law at UCS (2021);
Post-graduate student in Diffuse and Collective Rights at Faculdade CERS/CEI.
Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian.