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Climate Legal

Andrew John Gilder

Director (Climate change and carbon markets specialist lawyer)

Andrew is South Africa’s leading private sector climate change, carbon markets (including carbon tax) and climate and carbon finance lawyer. He is a Director of Climate Legal, with more than twenty years’ legal practice experience specialising in climate change (mitigation and adaptation), climate finance and development, carbon markets, carbon tax, environmental and energy law, policy and governance. Andrew has been recognised as a leading lawyer by PLC Which Lawyer? 2012 (Environment, South Africa), Best Lawyers 2018, 2020 and 2021 (Environment, South Africa) and Chambers and Partners 2021 (Climate Change, South Africa), and was shortlisted for an African Legal Award (2015). Andrew is the co-editor and co-author of three seminal works in the South African climate change and carbon market arena, namely: Climate Change Law and Governance in South Africa (Juta, 2016), Concise Guide to Carbon Tax (LexisNexis, September 2020) and Comprehensive Guide to Carbon Tax (LexisNexis, forthcoming, March 2022).  

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