We are recruiting a People Manager!

The role is crucial to creating a positive and inclusive work environment, ensuring compliance with relevant employment legislation, and promoting a culture that puts our people first.

Construction working group sessions

Across three roundtable sessions, a mixture of construction and renewables employers, contractors and consultants discussed putting emissions disclosure and reporting requirements into contracts.

We are recruiting a Treasurer!

As well as fulfilling the duties of a Trustee, the Treasurer maintains an overview of TCLP’s financial affairs.

We are recruiting an Editorial Manager!

The Editorial Manager will play a central role in the success of TCLP: identifying, developing and maintaining a wide range of the highest quality legal content that delivers climate impact.

We are recruiting a Director of Engagement!

The director of engagement will lead our behaviour change, engagement and communications efforts to realise large-scale behaviour change in the economy’s major actors and the legal sector.

New clause for responsible climate lobbying

Jack Hiraya’s clause requires counterparties to comply with the Global Standard On Responsible Corporate Climate Lobbying and review how their investments align with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Built Environment project update: Q2 2023

Find out what's been happening, and how to get involved, with TCLP's Built Environment project, which is supporting the sector’s transition to net zero.

Clause updates: Dispute resolution

With the help of our community we have updated three of our dispute resolution clauses (covering both litigation and arbitration).

We are recruiting Senior Project Associates!

The Chancery Lane Project is recruiting multiple Project Associate roles across a range of capabilities and sector experience, starting Spring 2023.

Built Environment project update: Q1 2023

Find out what's been happening, and how to get involved, with TCLP's Built Environment project, which is supporting the sector’s transition to net zero.

New insurance clauses

We have published a new clause and updated one of our existing clauses to provide further climate-aligned contract solutions for the insurance industry.

We are recruiting a Project Associate

Combine your passion for action with professionalism, tackling the complex systemic issues of climate change using powerful, pragmatic contract solutions.

New case study: PLMJ

Check out our latest case study from Portuguese law firm PLMJ, who are using climate clauses to decarbonise the equity finance sector.

New: Green Lease Clauses for Irish Commercial Leases

The Irish Property Working Group has adapted several of TCLP's green lease clauses for use in Ireland. The Group is a pioneering collaboration of lawyers from several firms across the jurisdiction.

Foot Anstey Case Study

Our latest case study from Foot Anstey - focussed on the built environment - is out now!

New Clause for Contractual Discretions

Lewin & Darwin's Clause contains various climate-linked contractual discretions which can be used in new and existing contracts.

Built Environment project update: Q4 2022

Find out what's been happening, and how to get involved, with TCLP's Built Environment project, which is supporting the sector’s transition to net zero.

TCLP launch new-look Glossary

TCLP is delighted to unveil its new Glossary - offering lawyers nearly twice as many terms as the original.

New Just Transition Resources

We have launched a new suite of resources to help you write and negotiate contracts for a just transition to a decarbonised and equitable economy.

New clause for loan agreements

We’re delighted to announce the publication of Laith & Irsa’s Clause, an interest ratchet mechanism that incentivises borrowers to reduce or avoid greenhouse gas emissions.

Built Environment Project update: Q3 2022

Find out what's been happening, and how to get involved, with TCLP's built environment project, which is supporting the sector’s transition to net zero.

Impact Report 2022

Read our Impact Report 2022 for a snapshot of the growth, progress and impact TCLP has made in this past year and our strategy for 2023-2024.

Update: Net zero drafting checklist

We have updated our net zero drafting checklist - a framework for lawyers who are writing and negotiating net zero into their contracts.

Clause Amendments 22/08/2022

We have updated Alex's, Ashkan's, Luna's, Nico's and Soren's Clauses to ensure they remain fit for use in your contracts today.

Built environment project update: Q2 2022

Find out what's been happening, and how to get involved, with TCLP's built environment project, which is supporting the sector’s transition to net zero.

TCLP Impact Survey 2022 – We Need You!

To measure our impact we are inviting our community to take part in a five minute survey about their experience and engagement with TCLP.

New and updated climate clauses

We have released three new climate clauses that add innovative, contract based solutions on sustainable soil management, additional renewable electricity generation and SMEs.

Clause Maintenance: Environment Act 2021

We have reviewed 15 clauses to ensure that they track against emerging law and align with our Net zero drafting definitions and sample wording.

Time to take a new path?

In this New Law Journal article, Simone Potter & Sarah Hill-Smith from The Chancery Lane Project discuss pro bono pathways to using climate clauses.

New Built Environment Clauses

We have released five new built environment clauses, providing contract solutions to a number of climate issues.

Existing Resource Updates

Our resources are maintained to ensure they reflect the latest climate science, legislation and policy and feedback from our community of over 2,500 lawyers and contract professionals.

New Finance Clauses

We have released two new finance clauses - Lara's Clause and Stella & Flora's Clause.

Built environment project update: Q1 2022

Find out what's been happening, and how to get involved, with TCLP's built environment project, which is supporting the sector’s transition to net zero.

NatWest Case Study

NatWest's legal team have introduced sustainability clauses across their template supply contracts.

New Climate Clause Selector

Our new open-source tool searches our climate clause collection to find the climate drafting you need.

Vodafone Case Study

Read Vodafone's case study to discover how it has tailored TCLP's climate clauses in its supplier agreements.

New Land & Agriculture Clauses

We have released three new Land Use & Agriculture Clauses, on soil preservation, landowner collaboration and regenerative farming.

New and Upcoming Events!

Whatever your level of understanding and experience, there will be an appropriate event for you to improve your knowledge of net zero and develop your skills in climate contracting.

Help improve the glossary

Are you using our glossary of standard climate-related definitions? Does it help you draft climate-aligned contracts?

TCLP launches ‘Built Environment’ project

TCLP has launched an ambitious Built Environment project to reflect the huge potential for innovative and practical contractual clauses to effect significant change in the sector.

New energy and supply chain clauses released!

TCLP has launched two further climate clauses targeting energy and supply chains, helping lawyers to easily amend supply chain agreements to tackle their scope 3 emissions and meet net zero targets.

New supply chain clauses released!

TCLP has launched seven further climate clauses targeting supply chains, helping lawyers to easily amend supply chain agreements to tackle their scope 3 emissions and meet net zero targets.

New and updated Glossary terms

TCLP's Glossary has been updated! We've published 9 brand new defined terms and strengthened 11 existing ones.

New ask a question function

Don’t see what you’d like to know on our website? Email us and we’ll do our best to answer your question.

Update to privacy policy

Update to privacy policy to allow TCLP to collect participant data from third party applications such as Twitter, Slack and LinkedIn.

TCLP Launches Net Zero Toolkit

The Chancery Lane Project (TCLP) has officially launched its Net Zero Toolkit - a package of new tools and clauses to help you achieve your net zero goals.