Margherita Cornaglia

Margherita Cornaglia

Margherita Cornaglia is a barrister with a specialist practice in strategic climate litigation and recently founded Doughty Street’s Climate and Environmental Justice practice team. She is experienced in providing advice on case strategies from origination through to funding and development and is instructed in landmark climate claims, including Duarte Agostinho and Others v Portugal and Others, currently before Strasbourg. She is presently on secondment, leading the development of Mishcon de Reya’s strategic climate litigation programme.

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A barrister for the Earth: Monica Feria-Tinta

Marking Earth Day 2023, Monica Feria-Tinta talks to Margherita Cornaglia about her work in defence of forests and ecosystems and how climate change has been brought to the fore as a human rights issue

08 May 2023
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