“I am passionate about using the law to protect the environment and the rights of communities. ClientEarth understands that the impacts of anthropogenic climate change will be the defining feature of this century and is working to encourage shifts in state policy and corporate behaviour to facilitate a global reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. We work creatively with a range of partners in order to drive positive environmental outcomes.”

Sophie Marjanac

Lawyer (Australian qualified), Company and Financial/Climate Damage

Sophie joined ClientEarth’s Climate Litigation team in November 2015.

Prior to joining ClientEarth, Sophie was a senior lawyer at Clayton Utz, Australia’s largest independent law firm, where she specialised in environmental and planning law. She has also previously worked in the remote Torres Strait region, where she undertook litigation, negotiation and advocacy on behalf of Indigenous Australian landowners.

Sophie was awarded a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours and a Bachelor of International Studies with distinction from the University of New South Wales in 2009.

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