"Major social changes have often demanded transformation of the law. By using the law as a tool to align environmental needs with social functions, we can ensure that our ecosystems are protected and sustainably managed for the future."

Babette Tachibana-Brophy

Lawyer / Law and Policy Advisor- Forests and Climate

Babette joined ClientEarth in February 2020 as a lawyer (Australian qualified) with the Forests and Climate Team, combatting illegal timber, developing community legal capacity, and improving forest conservation and management in Liberia.

Before joining ClientEarth, Babette completed an MPhil in Conservation Leadership at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar, researching ways to effectively use the law to deliver strategic conservation outcomes. Babette was also a Senior Lawyer advising the National Parks and Wildlife Services in Australia, established a novel wildlife law and policy research program in Namibia and worked in private practice with Australian law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Babette also attended the University of New South Wales, where she obtained a B. International Studies and LLB (Hons).

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