Last edited 14 Jul 2021

The Chancery Lane Project

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The Chancery Lane Project (TCLP) is a collaborative effort by lawyers and other legal professionals to enable climate conscious contracting. More than 700 legal professionals from more than 180 organisations are participating, working pro bono to create practical legal solutions in the form of model laws and clauses to be wired into legal agreements.

TCLP’s vision is a world where every facet of the law and the legal profession enables solutions to the environmental crises:

They facilitate collaborative drafting events to create new, practical contract clauses that deliver climate solutions, which are then published free for anyone to use in their legal work. They also run workshop events to help users assimilate the clauses into contract documents.

The clauses have been implemented by a wide range of organisations, including:

There are 4 steps to using the climate clauses:

Use of the clauses can inspire lawyers everywhere to draft their own climate clauses into all types of agreements, becoming climate literate as they recognise their own role in assisting their clients to establish new norms for contracting.

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