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IBA Annual Litigation Forum 2022

27 Apr - 29 Apr 2022

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Panel 4: Jurisdictional and conflicts of law issues in climate change litigation


Forum and governing law are key elements to the success of a claim. With jurisdictions advancing at different pace on climate change, litigants have been leveraging the strengths and vulnerabilities of each legal system to advance or defend their claims from discovery proceedings to tort remedies. Drawing from recent cases, this panel will consider the strategic procedural planning related to climate change claims with a focus on forum and applicable law.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Sandrine Giroud LALIVE, Geneva, Switzerland; Treasurer, Litigation Committee


Martyn Day Leigh Day, London, England
Clément Dupoirier Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Paris, France; Committee Liaison Officer, Litigation Committee
Professor Arnaud Nussbaumer-Laghzaoui Keppeler Avocats, Geneva, Switzerland
Marina Skarbek-Kozietulska Rö Radwan-Röhrenschef Petruczenko Spk, Warsaw, Poland