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Climate change and the law podcast: Clyde & Co lawyers share their views on fast-growing new area of practice

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Ahead of the firm’s vacation scheme application deadline on Sunday, solicitors provide key commercial awareness insights

Three Clyde & Co lawyers have given a commercial awareness masterclass on climate change, which is set to become an increasingly important area for law firms during the new decade.

From left to right: Wynne Lawrence, Clare Hatcher and Jane O’Reilly

Clare Hatcher (partner), Wynne Lawrence (senior associate) and Jane O’Reilly (associate) are all members of the firm’s cross-practice area climate change resilience initiative, set up to help advise clients on the new challenges they face. It spans sectors including insurance & reinsurance, shipping, aviation, tech, energy & natural resources and global trade.

In the podcast above, with Legal Cheek editor Tom Connelly, they share their experience of advising clients on this fast-evolving branch of practice and sketch out their vision of the future for the law relating to climate change.

Apply now for a place on Clyde & Co’s spring and summer vacation schemes — before the deadline this Sunday (5 January 2020).

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