Sophie Marjanac

Sophie Marjanac is an internationally recognised expert in climate change law and litigation, human rights and corporate management of climate risk. She leads our Climate Accountability Initative, which focusses on strategic litigation and other legal interventions to drive governments and companies towards reducing their emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. She is the lead lawyer in the ground-breaking Torres Strait Climate Case, which was the first climate case to be brought against the Australian Government on human rights grounds. She also leads the team’s work on corporate accountability for greenhouse gas emissions, and financial sector stewardship on climate risk with high emitting companies. She regularly comments on and writes about climate change law and litigation.