Climate change is increasingly moving onto the table as a priority topic of discussion. In this article we highlight a few of the many organisations and groups that have been set up within the legal profession who are centred around climate change, knowledge-sharing and working collaboratively to develop climate-centric solutions.
The Law Society’s report, “Horizon Scanning - Climate change risks – the future of law as we know it?” - Key takeaway points
This article provides a snapshot of key takeaway points from the Law Society’s report, “Horizon Scanning - Climate change risks – the future of law as we know it?” published in February 2020. This summary aims to provide food for thought for those in the legal profession as to the ...
An article commenting on the reaction of EU insitutions to the Pandora Papers. Particular focus is paid to the response of the European Parliament with a summary provided of key discussion points raised in their parliamentary debate of the topic on Wednesday 6 October 2021.
COP26 and beyond: role of the Law Society of Scotland’s COP26 & climate change working group and the legal profession by Emma Dixon
Emma Dixon, a senior in-house lawyer, and convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s COP26 & Climate Change Working Group, discusses the impact of COP26 on legal professionals, in their individual and advisory capacity, and role of the Law Society of Scotland’s Working Group on COP26 and Climate Change in ...
Jonathan Goldsmith, Consultant in European and International Legal Services, Council Member of Law Society of England and Wales, Chair of IBA BIC’s International Trade in Legal Services Committee and Member of UK Delegation to the CCBE provides insight into what climate change means for the legal profession.