Ellie Mulholland

Executive Director
Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative


Ellis is the Director of the non-profit Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative (CCLI) and a Senior Associate in the climate risk governance team at commercial law firm MinterEllison.

As Director of the CCLI, she leads a radical collaboration between partner organisations across the globe, including academic institutions such as the University of Oxford, environmental law charity ClientEarth and commercial law firm MinterEllison. She is proud to be one of the core team members of The Chancery Lane Project, a pro bono initiative to rewire contracts and laws to tackle climate change and transition to net zero emissions.

As an Australian-qualified lawyer with MinterEllison, Ellie provides climate change liability risk management and disclosure advice to government entities and corporations across a diverse range of sectors.