Environment Multi-jurisdictional Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Environment Multi-jurisdictional Guide combines practical information on topical cross-border environment issues and country-specific Q&As on environment law and practice. Whether you are looking for practical information on environmental legislation and regulatory authorities, permitting regimes for water or air pollution, or national targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Q&As give an invaluable structured overview of the key issues, legal system and laws in multiple jurisdictions around the world.

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Australia Clifford Chance
Canada Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Chile Urrutia & Cia Abogados
China Jun He
France UGGC Avocats
Germany Clifford Chance
Italy Clifford Chance
Japan Nishimura & Asahi
Mexico Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez SC
Spain Clifford Chance
Switzerland Froriep
UK (England and Wales) Clifford Chance
United States Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC
Member Job Title and Organisation
Tim Clare Principal Consultant, Environ
Ursula Schliessner Partner, Jones Day
Kevin Green Solicitor, IMT Counsel, United Kingdom & Ireland, IBM UK
Stephanie Hanson Legal Adviser, Carbon Trust
William L Thomas Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Bill Brownell Partner, Hunton & Williams
Michael Coxall Senior Professional Support Lawyer, Clifford Chance


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