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Matrix Chambers, Kate Cook, London, ENGLAND

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Kate Cook

Tel:
Work 020 7404 3447
Email:
Matrix Chambers (Matrix Chambers)

Position

Barrister specialising in environmental law, public international law, EU and human rights law. Notable recent international cases include: ICJ Australia v Japan (Antarctic whaling); ICJ Argentina v Uruguay (Pulp Mills); ICJ Croatia v Serbia (genocide). Other recent work includes: advising on the reformed EU Common Fisheries policy and its external dimension; advising on proposals to further regulate trade in illegally logged timber; advising on issues arising from the ongoing UNFCCC climate change negotiations. In 2014, appointed to the Attorney General’s PIL Panel (B). In 2015, appointed as chair of the Legal Response Initiative supporting LDC negotiators at the UNFCCC.

Career

Called 1990; Middle Temple; legal adviser at DETR (International and EC Division) 1993-99; author ‘Wildlife Law: Conservation and Biodiversity’ (Cameron May 2004).

Languages

French.

Member

UKELA, Justice, Administrative Law Bar Association.

Education

Balliol College, Oxford (BA Joint Hons French and History (1st)); Polytechnic of Central London (Dip Law); New York University School of Law (LLM International Legal Studies).


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Environment

Within: Environment – Leading juniors

Kate Cook - Matrix ChambersExtensive experience on a range of climate change-related issues at the international and national levels.

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