Environmental and Climate Change Litigation
Our specialists provide comprehensive advice and manage international environmental litigation and dispute resolution across numerous jurisdictions worldwide.
With our strong sector knowledge, we combine environmental and litigation expertise to advise our clients in complex civil, criminal and administrative disputes and proceedings, expert determinations and arbitrations. In addition, our lawyers advise on public international environmental laws.
We regularly advise on environmental indemnity and warranty disputes, third party civil actions and managing relationships with Governmental authorities.
Our environmental and litigation specialists also advise on administrative law matters, including judicial review (and equivalent) and have been successful in challenging environmental regulators on inappropriate use of, or interpretation of, their powers.
News & insights
Publications: 25 FEBRUARY 2021
Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another (Respondents)  UKSC 3, 12 February 2021.Read more
Publications: 01 FEBRUARY 2021
In the last quarter of 2020 we published under the auspices of A&O Belgium’s Sustainability Flagship Project, an overview analysing the status of current climate change litigation in courts around the…Read more
Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2020
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee of the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) released a report in September 2020 entitled ‘Managing Climate…Read more
Publications: 30 SEPTEMBER 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic that has forced more than half of the world’s population into restrictive lockdowns of varying degrees has also triggered sudden drops in greenhouse gas emissions and a…Read more
A brief look at topical issues in contract law
Very strong, very talented, very bright guys
Chambers 2017 (Climate Change)
The quality of the work is very high and they are able and competent lawyers.
Chambers UK 2016 (Environment)