Law on subsurface use, environmental law
LF "Sofiya" provides with services in field of mineral mining, surface use, legal support for the process of obtaining permits and licences for permanent and temporary exploitation of natural resources to oil and gas producing companies, oil and gas pipeline companies. LF "Sofiya" offers following services in the above mentioned practices:
• Support for projects of mineral exploration and mining ;
• Advice on the procedure of geological exploration and mineral mining;
• Advice on registration in land rights for conducting geological exploration and mining;
• Advice on land titles in regard to ownership of transportation, communications and utilities lines (gas and oil pipelines, power lines, railway and motorways, etc.);
• Advice on rights of ownership of natural resources;
• Representation at state authorities in the course of obtaining permits; support for disputes arising from obtaining and registration of permission documentation .
Oleksandr Polivodskyy presents validity checklist in respect of land lease contracts
The agricultural land lease makes Ukrainian agribusinesses look for other instruments to create a land fund. Land leases have proved to be one of the most convenient solutions. However, it also has some weaknesses ranging from terminological ambiguity to controversial caselaw.

Oleksandr Polivodskyy tells about what businesses should know about land lease and freeze
There are three essential conditions that should be spelled out in a land lease contract: the land to be leased, the term of the contract and the rent, including indexation, the manner and conditions of payment, and liability for failure to pay the rent.

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