Environment and climate

How is Australia meeting its legal obligation to combat climate change?

How is Australia meeting its legal obligation to combat climate change?

The steps taken to mitigate the effects of climate change today will play a huge part in everyone's quality of life in the future

Legal profession steps up to help bushfire victims

Legal profession steps up to help bushfire victims

The profession is uniquely placed to support victims, Law Council president says

NRF acts as Shell acquires 49% stake in Australian utility-scale solar developer

NRF acts as Shell acquires 49% stake in Australian utility-scale solar developer

The acquisition is a further step in the evolution of Australia’s energy market, the firm says

Pinsent Masons advises Swiss company on $511m WA energy-from-waste plant

Pinsent Masons advises Swiss company on $511m WA energy-from-waste plant

The project is the client’s first energy-from-waste plant in Australia

Baker McKenzie appoints Sydney-based partner as global head of climate change

Baker McKenzie appoints Sydney-based partner as global head of climate change

A senior lawyer says that the new leader is “supremely placed” to boost the firm’s climate-change practice around the world

Baker McKenzie reveals lofty carbon emissions reduction targets for next decade

Baker McKenzie reveals lofty carbon emissions reduction targets for next decade

Among the goals is to reduce its global energy consumption by 92% by 2030