The environment cannot be protected by environmental laws alone. At ClientEarth we are developing innovative legal strategies using company and financial laws to drive companies, investors and directors towards sustainable and environmentally sound modes of governance and decision-making.
Alice Garton, Senior Lawyer (Australian qualified), Head of Climate, ClientEarth

Alice Garton

Senior Lawyer (Australian qualified), Head of Climate

Alice Garton is ClientEarth’s Head of Climate. The programme uses legal advocacy, advice and litigation to accelerate government policies and corporate investment strategies that are consistent with a net zero emissions future.

In addition to her role at ClientEarth, Alice is also co-investigator for the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative at the University of Oxford, Special Advisor to Positive Investment Cambridge, and on the Advisory Panel of UK based NGO Influence Map.

Prior to joining ClientEarth, Alice worked for 15 years as a lawyer in large defence law firms acting for company directors in commercial litigation and insolvency disputes, and then as Senior Legal Counsel at Brookfield in London.

Alice graduated with first class honours in both her undergraduate and postgraduate studies. She has a double degree in Law and Politics from Charles Darwin University (in Australia) and a Masters of Environmental Law and Policy from University College London.

 

 

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