Global climate change policy guidelines for law firms unveiled

The world’s largest law firm network Lex Mundi has published guidelines to help its members to align their operations with global environmental sustainability regulations.

Lex Mundi has over 160 member firms totalling at more than 21,000 attorneys and has unveiled the Lex Mundi Global Climate Change Law Guide.

The guide, compiled in partnership with Lex Mundi Environmental Group and the Lex Mundi Energy and Natural Resources Industry Group, helps members to understand the spectrum of relevant policies, measures and legislation related to climate change regimes in more than 30 jurisdictions around the world.

The report explores:

Marloes Brans, head of climate change at Houthoff, a member of Lex Mundi in the Netherlands, said: “Whether your legal team is undertaking energy transition measures or advising senior management on the impact of proposed climate change policy, Lex Mundi’s new guide provides in-house counsel with valuable insights on the pace of regional legal climate change, how it affects their role within a company, how legislation in different countries may impact long-term strategy, risk-mitigation analysis, and how front-runners could affect the rest of the world.”

“Climate change is a pertinent issue as we move into the new decade. Lex Mundi is pleased to curate this thought- leadership global guide to assist both in-house and outside counsel in navigating these often-updated regulations. Our guide will be regularly updated with current changes and new jurisdictional responses.” comments Lauren Smith, Lex Mundi Business Development Manager.

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