Tag: Climate change

Case focus: What does the ECHR’s landmark ruling mean for climate change?

SQE student Sophie Binks analyses last week's high-profile ruling

4 days ago
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Legal charity offers free ‘climate clauses’

Greener commercial agreements

Sep 20 2023 8:58am

Top firms sign climate crisis charter

Ahead of the start of London Climate Action Week

Jun 23 2023 9:30am
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TC seekers urged to probe City law firms’ links to fossil fuel industry

Advice to wannabe lawyers comes as part of new student report examining legal professions links to oil and gas industry

May 11 2023 8:17am
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Climate change ‘valid’ reason for law firms to reject clients, says Law Society

New Chancery Lane guidance offers eco advice and warns against greenwashing

Apr 19 2023 11:18am
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Keele Uni launches ‘UKs first’ climate crisis LLB

New offering explores companies and governments obligations as well as the legal mechanisms holding them to account

Dec 19 2022 9:50am
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Top City firms must do more to avoid climate ‘catastrophe’

Don't prioritise profits over the planet, 150 leading lawyers warn in open letter

Sep 15 2022 11:07am
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Burges Salmon targets 50% emissions cut by 2030

Latest firm to set green goals 🌳

Aug 19 2022 11:24am
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#DoneWithDunn: Eco-law students launch boycott of US law firm Gibson Dunn for ‘shielding corporate polluters’

Open letter expresses concern at outfit's 'record of furthering climate change'

Dec 3 2021 12:00pm

The role energy lawyers play in the push towards a greener planet

Paul Dight, Addleshaw Goddard energy and utilities partner, discusses his work at the firm and why it’s great to be at the forefront of change

Nov 22 2021 11:01am

Simmons pledges £100k in free legal support to start-ups tackling climate change

International law firm says collaboration is key to addressing crisis

Nov 3 2021 12:32pm

How I became a green energy lawyer

CMS’ Kirsty Nurse reflects on her career journey as representing environmental interests becomes increasingly appealing to law students

Sep 28 2021 3:26pm

Global law firms unite to support net zero transition

Net Zero Lawyers Alliance's 22 founding members include Clifford Chance, Slaughters and HSF

Jul 1 2021 9:20am

The mega trends aspiring lawyers need to know about

Osborne Clarke lawyers discuss how digitalisation, decarbonisation and urban dynamics are spearheading the shift towards sustainable business

Nov 3 2020 12:06pm

What it means to be an environment and climate change lawyer

Linklaters partner Rachel Barrett shares her career journey and discusses what her work entails

Sep 15 2020 2:06pm

Branching out: Could we give legal rights to trees?

The notion that a natural object could be a rights holder is not as bizarre as it first seems, writes Oxford Brookes law grad Paul Wyard

Jun 24 2020 10:13am

CMS launches app to track lawyers’ carbon footprints

Global firm will plant a tree for every user ??

Mar 3 2020 11:37am