Law Students Are Responsible

The climate is in breakdown and is set to breach the 1.5.C global warming limit established by the Paris Agreement. 

From 2018 to 2022, 55 UK firms facilitated fossil fuel projects worth £1.48 trillion. 

The Top 100 US Law firms have facilitated $3.05 trillion in fossil fuel transactions from 2017 onwards.

The 5 ‘Magic Circle’ Law firms are responsible for over £285 billion worth of fossil fuel transactional work.

Behind every new oil and gas deal sits a lawyer. Behind every lawyer is a law firm potentially profiting from climate disaster. 

What kind of lawyer are you going to be? 

Click here to take action with other law students.

And read Law Students For Climate Accountability’s report on the UK Legal Industry here.

And our article on ‘blowing up the pipeline of talent’.