Lawyer, Corporate/Finance and Climate Change
Alex Cooper is a lawyer focusing on corporate and financial matters at the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative.
Alex worked with the Climate Governance Initiative on the production of the global primer on directors’ duties and climate change, and co-authored the CCLI’s legal analysis Fiduciary Duties and Climate Change in the United States. He has also worked in collaboration with lawyers across South-East Asia to advance the legal analysis of climate change and directors duties across a number of jurisdictions, including India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Alex is a UK-qualified lawyer, with significant experience in the dispute resolution department at a magic circle law firm, where he assisted clients in litigation before the High Court and Court of Appeal and in regulatory investigations. He also acts as a legal consultant on biodiversity issues with a number of civil society entities.