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Andrew Jackson

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School of Law


University College Dublin, School of Law, Sutherland School of Law Belfield Dublin 4

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Dr. Andrew Jackson is a graduate of Oxford University (BA, Law) and of Cambridge University (LLM). He also holds an MSc in Biodiversity and Conservation from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and a PhD from TCD. Dr. Jackson is an environmental and planning lawyer, with broad interests in these fields at international, EU and Irish levels. He previously worked for the international law firm Slaughter and May, in London and Paris; for the UK government's legal service, in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra); and with NGOs Friends of the Irish Environment and An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, where he was Natural Environment Officer and In-house Solicitor. Dr. Jackson has been involved in public interest environmental and planning litigation for many years, including before the Irish, English and EU courts. He is a member of The Access Initiative and ELAW (Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide), two global alliances of public interest environmental lawyers, scientists and other advocates.


  • BA
    Oxford Brookes University UK
  • LLM
  • MSc
    Trinity College Dublin
  • Other
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin