Focus

April works across ClientEarth’s climate accountability and climate finance work streams, with a focus on corporate and government accountability. April works to develop legal intervention strategies that incorporate company & financial law, regulatory complaints, shareholder interventions, human rights interventions and government engagement to ensure that appropriate regulations are in place. Most recently, April has been working extensively on a project concerning shareholder rights in Europe in relation to climate issues, and has been scoping human rights intervention options for climate-impacted and vulnerable communities.

Experience 

Prior to working at ClientEarth, April trained at DLA Piper LLP and went on to work as an environmental associate at White & Case LLP. Her work in private practice focussed on environmental law and regulation, national and international major infrastructure projects and environmental due diligence. April also spent time in the chemicals division of the United Nations Environment Programme, with work focused on implementation on the Minamata Convention on Mercury.

Education and Training 

April has a BSc in Environmental Biology and an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College. He completed a Graduate Diploma in Law and completed the Legal Practice Course with a MSc in Law, Business & Management at the University of Law.

It is a privilege to work for ClientEarth, where the protection of the environment using the power of law is the driving force behind the organisation and the all individuals who work here.