Access to Justice: Lawyer database

As part of the Life Access to Justice for a Greener Europe project, ClientEarth and Justice & Environment have gathered details of legal experts across Europe. Each holds expertise in the field of environmental law. We hope the below resource will enable campaigners and concerned citizens alike to start conversations and collaborate, to improve access to justice in environmental matters for all.

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Austria

 

   

 

Name Organisation City Expertise Social
Priska Lueger OKOBURO Vienna Public Participation,
Aarhus & Espoo Compliance,
SEA, EIA
Facebook 
Gregor Schamschula OKOBURO Vienna Public Participation,
EIA, SEA,
Biodiversity, water protection
Facebook 
Katharina Scharfetter OKOBURO Vienna Public participation,
EIA,
Biodiversity, water protection
Facebook 
Paul Kuncio Umweltdachverband  Vienna Environmental Law (Austrian and European Union Law), Aarhus Convention Facebook
Judith Fitz University of Vienna  Vienna Public Participation,
European Union Law,
Human Rights,
Climate Litigation
Nicolas Brunner Heger & Partner Rechtsanwälte Vienna Environmental Law,
Public Law,
Civil Law
Martin Ulrich Fischer Heger & Partner Rechtsanwälte Vienna Environmental Law,
Public Law,
Civil Law
Michaela Krömer Law firm Krömer  Vienna Climate crisis litigation
Human rights
Constitutional law

Belgium

Hélène Duguy Brussels Droit de l’environnement européen et international LinkedIn 

Estonia

Kadi-Kaisa Kaljuveer Estonian Environmental Law Center Tallinn SEA
EIA
Mineral resources
Facebook
Merlyn Mannov Estonian Environmental Law Center Tallinn Spatial planning law
EIA
Natural resources law
Nature conservation law
Facebook
Kaarel Relve Estonian Environmental Law Center Tallinn Environmental procedural rights ( information, participation, access to justice) Facebook
Siim Vahtrus Estonian Environmental Law Center Tallinn Nature Conservation Law
Noise and EIA
Facebook
Kärt Vaarmari Estonian Fund for Nature  Tartu Climate Facebook

France

Antoine Gatet Universite de Limoges  Limoges Water law
Nature protection law
Environmental democracy
Cultural heritage
Thomas Dubreuil Cabinet individuel  Thomas Dubreuil Vannes / Morbihan Urban law planning LinkedIn 
Sandrine Gelis Cabinet Gelis Avocat Mont-de-Marsan (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) Biodiversity & Water
Natural heritage
Societal and environmental responsibility
LinkedIn 
Priscilla Mignard  – Pays de la Loire Classified facilities
Animal welfare
Water protection
Tom Schneider Schneider Avocats Montpellier Public law
Urban planning law
Blanche Magarinos Rey Cabinet d’avocats Artemisia Paris Environmental law
Urban planning law
Corinne Lepage Huglo Lepage Paris Energy
Health
Biodiversity
Twitter
LinkedIn
Julien Betaille Toulouse University Toulouse Aarhus
EIA
Biodiversity and predators
Constitutional law for environmental matters
Research Gate 
Maxime Flamand  France Nature Environnement – Ain Bourg-en-Bresse Wetland
Biodiversity
Alexandre Faro FARO & GOZLAN Paris Environmental law Energy
Waste
Human rights Media
Justine Orier Orier Risser Avocats Paris Energy law
Environmental law
Waste and public contracts
LinkedIn
Sebastian Mabile Seattle Avocats Paris Environmental law Criminal Environmental law Biodiversity law Twitter
Louis Cofflard Avocat au Barreau de Paris Paris Environmental law
Planning law
Administrative law
Coline Robert Geo Avocats Paris Environmental law LinkedIn
Francois Ruffie Cabinet d’Avocats François Ruffié Libourne Pollution and classified facilities
Water
Louise Tschanz Cabinet d’avocat Fidal Lyon Pollution
Renewable energies
Circular economy
François Meranger Syndicat Mixte Baie de Somme Grand Littoral Picard Abbeville (Amiens) Coastline protection
Anouk Rozzi Cabinet Anouk ROZZI Avocate Dijon Public law Linkedin
Facebook
Lucille Stahl Cabinet Stahl Die (Valence/Grenoble) Natural heritage
French overseas
Bernard Drobenko ULCO/TVES/CRIDEAU – SRL Limoges Water
Urban planning law
Herve Hourcade France Nature Environnement  Toulouse Classified facilities (penal, criminal and administrative law), water, and protected species.
Sophie Bardet France Nature Environnement  Le Mans Nature protection law, Environmental democracy Twitter
Facebook
Yann Fauconnier Clermont-Ferrand Environmental law
Urban planning
Cindy Picard Notre Affaire à Tous Dieppe International and European environmental law. Linkedin
Olivier Gourbinot France Nature Environnement Montpellier European environmental law, mining law
Isabelle Vergnoux Marseille Criminal environmental law, Urban planning law.
Jérôme Graefe France Nature Environnement Paris Environmental law. Facebook
Matthieu Galey Paris Environmental law,
Urban planning law,
Energy law
Marine Denis Notre Affaire à Tous Paris Climate litigation,
Migrations & climate change
Climate negotiations
Linkedin
Louis de Redon AgroParisTech, IRJS & Cabinet d’avocat Romorantin-Lanthenay Biodiversity, waste, classified facilities, water, polluted soils, GMOs Twitter
Zehor Durand Cabinet d’acovat Durand Avignon Public law, water litigation Facebook
Romain Ecorchard Bretagne Vivante Nantes Environmental law,
Wildlife protection
François Lafforgue TTLA & Associés  Paris Pesticides, Air, Biodiversity, Intensive farming, Environmental health Blog
Benjamin Hogommat FNE Pays de la Loire Angers Water law
Nature protection law
Pesticides

Fanny Vellin
Norton Rose FulBright Paris Environmental law
Anthony Emorine Paris EIA
Water
polluted soils
LinkedIn
Clémentine Baldon Baldon Avocats Paris EU Law, Competition Law, Trade Law

Germany

Franziska Hess Baumann Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB, BUND e.V.; BUND Sachsen e.V. (Friends of the Earth Germany) Leipzig EIA
Species and nature protection
Airport highway and railway planning law
Andreas Lukas Baumann Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB, NABU Leipzig EIA
Species and nature protection
Urban land-use planning
LinkedIn
Karl Stracke Berlin
Michael Zschiesche Independent Institute for Environmental Issues Berlin
Peter Kremer kremer | werner rechtsanwälte Berlin Mass animal husbandry
Species conservation
Air pollution control
Ulrich Werner kremer | werner rechtsanwälte Berlin
Remo Klinger Geulen & Klinger Rechtsanwälte Berlin Environmental law
Public law
David Krebs Geulen & Klinger Rechtsanwälte Berlin Human rights
Environment protection in global value chains/global supply chains
Clean air
Caroline Douhaire Geulen & Klinger Rechtsanwälte Berlin Clean air
Agriculture
Hermann Ott ClientEarth Berlin
Ida Westphal ClientEarth Berlin Energy
Philipp Heinz RA Philipp Heinz Berlin Immissions control
Coal power plants
Waste management plants
Nature protection
Roda Verheyen  Rechtsanwälte Günther und Partner Hamburg Energy
Climate
Infrastructure
 

 

Leonard Stenner Gaßner, Groth, Siederer & Coll Berlin Nature Conservation Law
Pesticide Law
Water Law
Louisa Hantsche Ufu – Independent Institute for Environmental Issues Berlin Environmental Law, Human Rights, Trade and Investment law Facebook

Hungary

Zsuzsanna Berki EMLA Association Budapest
Agnes Gajdics EMLA Association Budapest
Csaba Kiss EMLA Association Budapest Aarhus Convention
Good governance
Rule of Law
EIA
LinkedIn
Sandor Fulop EMLA Association Budapest
Peter Vago Attorney Miskolc Access to environmental information
Civil rights enforcement
Telecommunication
Attila Panovics Green Circle of Pecs Pecs Public participation
Environmental risk assessment
Environmental remediation
Waste treatment
Gabor Bendik Dr. Bendik Gabor Law Firm
Clean Air Action Group
Budapest Public participation
Air Quality
Product Fee
Waste Management
Ildikó Gutper Gutper Ügyvédi Iroda Budapest
Nóra Gubek Office of Commissioner for fundamental rights Budapest Natural heritage, public participation

Ireland

Fred Logue FP Logue Solicitors Dublin Environment, planning, access to environmental information
Gráinne O’Callaghan Fieldfisher Dublin Planning and Environmental Law LinkedIn

United Kingdom

Monica Feria-Tinta Twenty Essex London Environmental law, ECHR,
International law
Twitter
LinkedIn

Poland

Kamila Drzewicka ClientEarth Warsaw Access to Justice
Clean air
Malgorzata Kwiedacz-Palosz ClientEarth Warsaw Access to Justice
Lukasz Walter ClientEarth Warsaw EU Timber Regulation
Wojciech Kukula ClientEarth Warsaw Energy law
Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan ClientEarth Warsaw Access to Justice
Clean air
Strategic litigation
Agata Szafraniuk ClientEarth Warsaw Biodiversity
Janusz Buszkowski ClientEarth Warsaw Energy law
Climate
Maja Starosta ClientEarth Warsaw Biodiversity
Boleslaw Matuszewski BMG Adwokaci Warsaw Access to justice
Clean air
Strategic litigation
Environmental permits
Magdalena Ukowska Fundacja Frank Bold  Krakow Environmental law
Civil law
Private international law
Beata Filipcova Sanecki Kowalik Filipcova Krakow Environmental law
Biodiversity
Administrative law
Paulina Kupczyk-Kuriata Kancelaria adwokacka Wroclaw EIA
SIA
Resettlements
Ewelinan Tylec-Bakalarz ClientEarth Warsaw Wildlife
Access to information
Bartosz Rogala Kancelaria Radcy Praw Krakow Environmental law Administation

Slovakia

Ivana Figuli VIA IURIS Banska Bystrica Public participation
Administrative law
Environmental law
Imrich Vozar VIA IURIS Banska Bystrica Public participation
Administrative law
Environmental law
Legislative process
Kristína Babiakova VIA IURIS Pezinok Public participation Administrative law Environmental law Judiciary
Peter Wilfling VIA IURIS Pezinok Public participation
Environmental law
Access to information
Eva Kováčechová VIA IURIS Banska Bystrica Public participation,
Environmental law
Access to information

Spain

Angeles Lopez Lax Lopez Lax Abogados  – Aarhus Convention
Energy
Climate Change
Biodiversity
Antonio Ruiz Salgado Antonio Ruiz Abogados  – Access to information
Biodiversity
Private nature Conservation
Eduardo Gil Delgado EGIDEL Asesoria Ambiental  – Climate Change
Biodiversity
Waste
Carlota Ruiz Bautista IIDMA  – Energy
EIA law
Aarhus Convention
Alba Iranzo Dosdad IIDMA  – Aarhus Convention
Biodiversity
EIA law
Energy
Jaime Doreste Hernández Magerit Abogados Madrid Environmental Law
EIA
Biodiversity
Urban & Land Planning
LinkedIn
Ana Georgina Guerrero Ron WWF/ADENA Biodiversity
EIA
Water and Climate Change
Miquela Grimalt Vigo Eco-Union Waste
Water
Coastal-maritime planning
Biomass and light pollution
LinkedIn
Nieves Noval ClientEarth Madrid Marine environment
Biodiversity protection
Litigation

Slovenia

 

Senka Šifkovič Vrbica

Legal informational centre for NGOs – PIC Ljubljana Environmental liability
Climate change
Protection of endangered species
Aljoša Petek Legal informational centre for NGOs – PIC Ljubljana Waste management
Access to justice for NGO
Protection of endangered species
LinkedIn

Netherland

Bondine Kloostra Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers Amsterdam European law
Environmental law
LinkedIn

Greece

Theodoros Alexandridis Greek Helsinki Monitor (NGO) Athens Aarhus Convention
Vassiliki Vretou Greek Ombudsman-seconded to the General Coordination Secretariat of Greek Ombudsman Athens Administrative Law,  Environmental Law, Civil rights enforcement Facebook

 

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