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    Brexit documents highlight the holes for environment in no-deal scenario

    Legal experts from environmental law charity ClientEarth warn that documents released yesterday detailing the government’s contingencies for a no-deal Brexit scenario reveal departments worryingly underprepared to maintain promised environmental protections.

  • Dr. Hermann Ott joins ClientEarth in Germany

    Professor Dr. Hermann Ott has joined ClientEarth to oversee our operations in Germany and help drive our work using the law to protect people and the planet.

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    ClientEarth moves to block construction of Nord Stream 2 pipeline in Sweden

    ClientEarth has filed a complaint to Sweden’s Supreme Administrative Court to halt the construction of a 510 kilometre-long section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Swedish waters.

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    Plastic taxes vital to cut pollution, new study finds

    The EU should consider an ambitious set of taxes on plastic in Europe to reduce the overall use in the economy, a new report has found.

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  • Hakim Aabbaoui, IT System Administrator, ClientEarth

    Hakim Aabbaoui

  • Sebastian Bechtel, Environmental Democracy Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Sebastian Bechtel

  • Alice Bernard

  • Paloma Colmenarejo, Spanish Sustainable Seafood Project Coordinator

    Paloma Colmenarejo

  • Klaudija Cremers, Fisheries Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Klaudija Cremers

  • Emilie Debatty, Programme Assistant, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Emilie Debatty

  • Juliette Delarue, State Aid Expert, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Juliette Delarue

  • Anne Friel, Lawyer, European Union Aarhus Centre, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Anne Friel

  • Lisa Jonet, Partners and Compliance Lawyer/Juriste, ClientEarth

    Lisa Jonet

  • Katie Miller

  • Hermann Ott

  • Capucine Pineau, Project Coordinator, ClientEarth

    Capucine Pineau

  • Maja Pravuljac

    Maja Pravuljac

  • Valentin Raymond, Marine Policy Researcher, Fisheries, ClientEarth

    Valentin Raymond

  • Apolline Roger, Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Apolline Roger

  • Sabine Smith, Digital Communications Assistant , ClientEarth

    Sabine Smith

  • IMage of Flaminia Tacconi, lenvironmental lawyer at ClientEarth

    Flaminia Tacconi

  • Diane Vandesmet, Events and Communications officer, ClientEarth

    Diane Vandesmet

  • Maria-Jolie Veder, Intern, EU Energy and Coal

    Maria-Jolie Veder

  • Bianca Vergnaud, Communications Officer, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Bianca Vergnaud

  • Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan

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