Our members

Arthur Cox


Baker McKenzie

Bates Wells

BTG Advaya

Burges Salmon

Castrén & Snellman

Chapman Tripp

Cleary Gottlieb

Clifford Chance

Clyde and Co

DLA Piper

Draper & Draper


Eversheds Sutherland

Foley Hoag

Herbert Smith Freehills

Hill Dickinson

Hogen Lovells

Id est avocats


Mannheimer Swartling

Mattos Filho

Mishcon de Reya



Pinsent Masons


Qudah Law Firm

Reed Smith



Shearman & Sterling

Slaughter and May

Taylor Wessing


van Berings

"The Net Zero Lawyers Alliance will accelerate the Race to Zero and facilitate systemic change in law and legal practice to help deliver a zero-carbon world in time."

Nigel Topping


UN High Level Climate Champion for COP26

"It's fantastic to see the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance bring commercial lawyers into the collective effort to support businesses and financial institutions transition to net zero. Collaboration between lawyers and financial sector members of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero will be an important part of building a financial system for net zero ahead of COP26."

Mark Carney


Chair, Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP26

“I’ve seen some great announcements... we’ve seen at the climate week the launch of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, and this of course includes the likes of DLA Piper and Clifford Chance.”

The Rt Hon Alok Sharma


MP, COP 26 President


Failure to act on climate change violates human rights: the KlimaSeniorinnen case

On 9 April 2024 the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) handed down its judgment in Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz v Switzerland (KlimaSeniorinnen), finding that Switzerland violated the applicants' rights under Articles 6 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention) by failing to take adequate measures to mitigate climate change and the effect of global warming.
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US Law and Climate Atlas

The US Law and Climate Atlas is an online resource that maps the intersections between climate change and many different fields of law. Its concise outlines describe how different areas of the law are influencing - and are being influenced by - climate change.
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Framework for Net Zero Alignment

The Framework for Net Zero Alignment (“Framework”) provides guidance on the steps that commercial law firms (“firms”) can take to reduce their own greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions, manage firm climate-related risks and unlock opportunities to facilitate the global transition to net zero. The Framework recognises the unique skills and positioning of commercial lawyers to accelerate the transition in ways that go far beyond value chain mitigation.
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