Dr. Marion Palmer | London | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Marion Palmer

Head of Global Sustainability, Policy and Strategy



Palmer Marion

Dr. Marion Palmer
Palmer Marion
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Marion has spent over 20 years working with lawyers on scientific matters relevant to their legal practices. She is a founder member of the Science Unit which was formed to streamline the acquisition and processing of scientific evidence resulting in a more precise and economical service for clients.

Her experience lies in the identification of the relevant scientific themes in complex matters, recruitment of expert witnesses, analysis of scientific material and briefing lawyers with the information essential to their successful handling of the matter.

She has considerable experience of co-ordinating the provision of life sciences scientific material in cases bridging several jurisdictions to ensure consistency and accuracy of scientific argument. 

A particular focus of her work relates to sustainability and climate change. She is the firm’s Head of Global Sustainability,  Policy and Strategy, and  manages the firm’s own sustainability strategy, emissions reductions targets and low carbon economy  transition plans.

Her client work has also involved evaluation of sustainability policies and environmental claims, including target setting, data collection and methodology verification in relation to carbon emissions and wider sustainability metrics.


  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge