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: 02 December 2021
The UK Court of Appeal endorsed a strict approach to the “same interest” test when it upheld a decision to strike out the representative element of a claim brought on behalf of 27,800 individuals and…
Publications: 12 November 2021
New Zealand’s Court of Appeal dismissed the first climate change litigation case brought in New Zealand targeting corporate defendants for their greenhouse gas emissions.
Publications: 25 February 2021
Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another (Respondents)  UKSC 3, 12 February 2021.
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…
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)