Senior Associate

Jack is a Senior Associate in Phi Finney McDonald’s Sydney office, specialising in climate change and class actions litigation.

Prior to joining Phi Finney McDonald, Jack worked on public interest climate litigation at Equity Generation Lawyers and Environmental Justice Australia. He also worked at Justice Connect providing legal advice and advocacy support to Australian charities and non-profit organisations. Before becoming a lawyer, Jack worked on advocacy and campaigns relating to the climate crisis.

Jack currently serves on the board of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition.


Bachelor of Laws – University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts – University of Sydney


Ben Phi & Jack McLean, “ESG Engagement & Litigation: Australia”, Lexology GTDT 2023 Market Intelligence Report.