The New South Wales Law Society Guidance on Climate Risks - A Summary Guide

Understand the NSW Law Society Guidance on Climate Risks with our free summary


The Law Society of NSW has released practitioner guidance, which explores the interaction between climate change legal risks and solicitors’ professional duties, marking a significant milestone for lawyers in NSW as they take steps towards assessing climate change risks.

This paper summarises the new Guidance, the types of climate risk, including physical and transitional and the most effective way to discharge your duties and to communicate potential risks to your client.

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