Pia L. Nielsen
Pia L. Nielsen is specialized in environmental law - with special expertise in the legislation on wastewater management, wastewater financing, climate change adaptation, water supply, electricity and district heating, expropriation, chemicals, soil pollution, waste management, environmental liability and environmental permits for industry. In addition, Pia L. Nielsen has specialized in matters relating to planning, management and protection of nature and environment in her many years as a private practitioner and as lawyer in the Danish EPA.
Pia L. Nielsen has extensive experience in advising public water facilities and municipalities. In addition, Pia L. Nielsen has special expertise in advising developers and contractors on environmental issues and legislation f.i. in relation to permits to connect to public water and heating facilities, soil pollution and waste management in connection with demolition and renovation of buildings.
Pia L. Nielsen has been appointed member of the Council of the Section for Energy, Environment, Raw Materials and Infrastructure of the International Lawyer's Association for 3 term in the International Bar Association, IBA, where Pia L. Nielsen in formerly chaired the deputy chairman and chairman of the organization's Water Management Committee for 4 years in total.
In addition to writing articles for professional journals and being an experienced lecturer within her expertise, Pia L. Nielsen is also author and academic editor of the book "Operation of wastewater treatment plants - Environmental understanding, legislation and Management." Pia L. Nielsen also works as a teacher, course supervisor and examiner on the special training for managers of public wastewater treatment companies. A job Pia L. Nielsen has been engaged in since 1998.
Pia L. Nielsen advises developers, municipalities and utilities. Pia L. Nielsen is furthermore advisor to Klikovand – a cooperation between municipalities, utility services and the Capital Region of Denmark to combat the effects of climate change.
It is Pia L. Nielsen's stated goal to provide as straightforward and solution-based advice as possible in an understandable and useful format that can be directly used by the clients. For Pia, the advisory task is especially concerned with securing the interests of clients and their wallet. For Pia L. Nielsen it is equally important to make sure to optimise processes etc. with the clients with the lessons learnt from specific cases.