Lawyers and the climate emergency

Find out what the climate emergency means to lawyers from across the legal sector and how this impacts their work.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional were delighted to host a special online panel discussion in support of the International Law Book Facility’s law undergraduate essay competition 2022-2023. The competition asks law undergraduates the question: What difference can lawyers make in tackling the climate emergency?

Watch the recording to hear from practitioners directly involved in the climate emergency and gather insights on what this means for lawyers now, and what this could mean for future practitioners.


- Lara Douvartzidis, Project Lawyer at the International Bar Association

- Jonathan Hoch, Head of Legal, Commercial, at Anglo American

- Carla Lewis, Senior Associate at Clifford Chance and associate lead of Clifford Chance’s climate litigation team

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