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Environmental Law

LSE Law School has a compact but thriving team of environmental law researchers with expertise in areas from risk regulation and governance to European environmental law, climate change law and transnational law. Faculty members active in environmental law and governance research include Dr Veerle Heyvaert, Dr Stephen Humphreys and Prof Rob Baldwin. The law school offers undergraduate and graduate teaching in environmental law, as well as an LLM course focusing on climate change law, and supports a growing cohort of PhD students conducting research in environmental and climate change law. Prof Veerle Heyvaert is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Transnational Environmental Law (with Thijs Etty), and all faculty members have extensive consulting experience in fields such as environmental regulation, EU environmental law, climate change and human rights. LSE Law School regularly hosts events and seminars on environmental law topics, which are accessible to a broad public including academics, practitioners and civil society representatives.


Professor Robert Baldwin (Emeritus)

Professor Julia Black

Professor Veerle Heyvaert

Dr Stephen Humphreys

Professor Martin Loughlin

Dr Yusra Suedi (LSE Fellow)

Research students

Carly A. Krakow

Mikolaj Szafrański

Recent publications