"I’m passionate about the power of the law to protect people and the environment. Climate change will be the defining feature of this century and our work is driving the step change in state policy and corporate behaviour we need to create a safe low carbon future. Our work is creative, collaborative and has real impact."

Sophie Marjanac

Project Lead, Climate Accountability

Sophie joined ClientEarth 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.

Share this...
Share on Facebook! Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn! Email!

Latest from Sophie Marjanac

  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco

    New Californian climate lawsuit against ‘Big Oil’ filed

    Another lawsuit against ‘Big Oil’ for the effects of climate change has been filed in California. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland, on behalf of the people of California are suing BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell over the company’s contribution to current and projected impacts from sea level rise in California

  • Court orders Massachusetts to do more to reduce emissions

    A ruling by Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court this month has shown just how effective citizens’ lawsuits can be.

  • First step to victory in US climate change litigation

    An American NGO has won the first battle in its fight to force the United States to avoid dangerous climate change by cutting its greenhouse gas emissions.

  • ClientEarth is an environmental law charity, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, company number 02863827, registered charity number 1053988, registered office 10 Queen Street Place, London EC4R 1BE, a registered international non-profit organisation in Belgium, ClientEarth AISBL, enterprise number 0714.925.038, a registered company in Germany, ClientEarth gGmbH, HRB 202487 HB, a registered foundation in Poland, Fundacja ClientEarth Poland, KRS 0000364218, NIP 701025 4208, a registered 501(c)(3) organisation in the US, ClientEarth US, EIN 81-0722756, a registered subsidiary in China, ClientEarth Beijing Representative Office, Registration No. G1110000MA0095H836. All materials on this website have been prepared for general information purposes only to permit you to learn more about ClientEarth, our work and the expertise of our staff. The information presented is not legal advice, is not to be acted upon as such, may not be current and is subject to change without notice.

     

    © 2008 - 2019 ClientEarth | Privacy policy
    Site by Site by Alexander Langley