Trade enriches our lives and lifts people out of poverty, but it shouldn’t come at the cost of the environment. We help rebalance the scales, to make sure trade policy puts people and the planet before profit.

Trade

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    Following widespread criticism in recent years, reforms of the controversial arbitration mechanism are underway at international level.

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    In a disappointing judgment, the Court of Justice of the EU has recently ruled that the investment court system in the Canadian EU trade agreement is compatible with EU law.

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  • Team

  • Peter Barnett

    Peter Barnett

  • Amandine Van Den Berghe

  • Megan Clay, Lawyer, Company and Financial, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Megan Clay

  • Nandi Mkhize

    Nandi Mkhize

  • Daniel Wiseman, Intern - Company & Financial, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Daniel Wiseman

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