“Law backed by science is a powerful tool to drive systemic change and ensure that global models of growth do not destabilise the climate or destroy biomes irreversibly. ClientEarth provides the opportunity to develop this tool in the effort to reshape how human activities impact our environment, in order to protect both people and planet.”

Joyce Melcar Tan

Lawyer, Energy and Climate (Asia Focus)

Joyce Tan joined our London office in February 2020 as an Energy and Climate Lawyer with a focus on Asia.
Prior to joining ClientEarth, Joyce was a research coordinator at the Center for Law, Justice & Society (Dejusticia) in Colombia, where she worked on South-South collaborations covering themes like climate change; economic, social, and cultural rights; and strategic litigation. She also previously worked with the Asian Development Bank as a consultant on environmental law education in South and Southeast Asia; with the Ateneo School of Government, as a climate change and disaster management policy specialist advising government ministers and legislators; and with SyCipLaw, the Philippines’ largest law firm, specialising in energy and natural resources regulation. She has been involved in UN climate change conferences in various capacities, as part of the Philippine delegation and civil society.
She holds a Juris Doctor (Honours) from Ateneo de Manila School of Law, Philippines and an MSc in Environment and Development (Distinction) from the University of Edinburgh, UK where she was a Chevening scholar.
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