Comhar Group

Legal Adviser CMI member

Lead Contact

Emily Gerrard
Director and Principal Lawyer


101 Howard Street, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Comhar Group is a legal and policy advisory firm, providing services to governments, companies, community organisations and peak bodies in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Comhar Group advises on policy and legislative responses to climate change and green development, carbon projects and carbon project development (including blue carbon), mitigation and adaptation initiatives, and pathways for incentivising clean energy.

We also advise clients in relation to native title and cultural heritage matters, climate risk disclosure, greenhouse gas emissions reduction compliance, carbon credit generation and sale, adaptation and co-benefits, as well as opportunities and compliance considerations under the Paris Agreement.

Our lawyers regularly attend international negotiation meetings under the UNFCCC and have a detailed understanding of the Convention, Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement.

In addition, Comhar Group regularly advises First Nations peoples and organisations, as well as governments, in relation to tenure and access matters, policies relevant to traditional rights and interests, legislative reform, comprehensive settlements, co-investment and partnerships and funding agreements.