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Upcoming Webinar | 1 December 2022

COP27 held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt was anticipated by many as an “Implementation COP” to build on the agreements reached at COP26 in Glasgow.

In this 45-minute webinar, we will discuss the key outcomes from COP27 and what we expect the key trends and developments to be in 2023 and beyond. In particular, we will consider what COP27 means for:

  • Article 6 mechanisms and voluntary carbon markets
  • Climate finance and energy transition in emerging markets
  • Biodiversity and its relationship with climate change

Our presenters will also share insights they gained by being on the ground at the conference.


08:00 London, 10.00 CET/Cairo
16:00 Singapore, 17:00 Tokyo, 19:00 Sydney
09:30 Chicago, 10:30 New York
12:30 Rio de Janeiro, 15:30 London

Lamyaa Gadelhak is a partner at Helmy, Hamza & Partners, Baker McKenzie Cairo, where she co-heads the Banking & Projects Practice Group. She has over 15 years of experience working on the entire spectrum of banking and finance as well as on major projects development including in the field of energy, mining, infrastructure, and in environmental markets and climate change. Lamyaa has been at the forefront of Baker McKenzie's efforts in expanding the Firm's expertise in other jurisdictions, including in Africa. She is currently a member of the Firm's Africa Initiative Steering Committee and of the Global Project Finance Steering Committee. She was also a member of the Firm's EMEA Banking & Finance Steering Committee and EMEA Financial Institutions Working Group. She is a member of the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law and the Egyptian Bar Association. Lamyaa has contributed to various publications, offering insights on renewable energy, banking and finance, emissions trading, climate change, and carbon capture and storage. She also regularly speaks and sits at panels on renewable energy and climate change at industry conferences. Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR have all ranked Lamyaa as a leading lawyer and recognized her various contributions and distinguished work in the field.


David Hackett advises senior management, legal departments and boards of major corporations and nonprofits on compliance, risk, environmental and sustainability matters. He has exceptional experience managing US and international compliance and environmental projects, including the evaluation and development of effective compliance and sustainability programs. He also has extensive experience litigating major civil and criminal environmental matters. David sits on multiple nonprofit boards and additionally advises many civic and nonprofit organizations across the globe. Following his tenure with the Environmental Enforcement Division of the US Department of Justice, David joined the Firm where he has played a formative role in the establishment of the Firm's compliance, environmental, climate and ESG practices. At Baker McKenzie, David has served as the managing partner of North America, a member of the Global Executive Committee, and Chicago office managing partner. He has also been the North America Chair of both the Compliance Practice Group and the Banking, Finance and Major Projects Practice Group.


Andrew Hedges is a climate change and clean energy lawyer based in London. He works on a range of transactions driven by the ongoing transition to a low carbon economy. His expertise spans the development of renewable energy projects, energy efficiency, sustainable energy procurement (including long term corporate PPAs) and carbon finance. Andrew also provides regulatory advice impacting on the design of a range of energy transactions. Andrew is ranked as a Band 1 individual by Chambers Global.

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