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Lawscot COP26 Conference: Lawyers and climate change – leaders or followers?

29 Oct 2021
09:00 - 16:45
Edinburgh or attend remotely See Details

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has partnered with Law Society of Scotland and the Law Society of England & Wales on a COP26 conference designed for solicitors.

Take part in a unique day of conversations and insight about the role lawyers can play in securing a sustainable future for the planet.

You can join the conference in-person in Edinburgh or attend online.

The conference is free to attend for our members, but there are a finite number of spaces available so please register early to secure your place.

Some of the expert speakers involved include:

  • Professor Philippe Sands QC       

  • The Rt Hon Dame Elish F Angiolini DBE QC FRSE, Principal of St Hugh's College, The University of Oxford  

  • Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, The University of Edinburgh           

  • Professor Beate Sjåfjell, Dr. Juris, The University of Oslo 

  • The Rt Hon Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill              

  • I.Stephanie Boyce, President, Law Society of England and Wales

  • Jonathan Goldsmith, Council Member of Law Society of England & Wales and former Secretary General of Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe        

  • Dr Angela O'Hagan PhD, Reader, Wise Centre for Economic Justice, Glasgow Caledonian University           

  • The Right Hon Lady Dorrian, Lord Justice Clerk   

  • Tessa Khan, Founder and Director, Uplift              

  • Tim Crosland, Director, Plan B Earth        

  • Adam Woodhall, Executive Director, Lawyers for Net Zero            

  • Kyle Lischak, Head of UK, ClientEarth      

  • The Rt Hon Lord Clark QC             

  • Dr Rachel Killean, Senior Lecturer, Director of Graduate Studies School of Law, Queen's University Belfast

For full details, or to register, please visit


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