Dr Emily Barritt
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law
- Co-Director of the Transnational Law Institute
Emily Barritt is Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law and the Co-Director of the Transnational Law Institute at The Dickson Poon School of Law.
Her research focuses on environmental democracy, access to justice, public participation, stewardship and climate change adjudication. She teaches on the undergraduate Tort and Environmental Law modules and runs a special model on Courts and Social Change at HMP Belmarsh.
Emily is a member of the Climate Law and Governance Hub at KCL and a Centre Fellow at the Centre of Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, University of Cambridge.
Emily has also been a faculty member of the Law School’s Global League Summer School, co-teaching a course on Climate Change, Justice and Courts with Melanie Murcott of the University of Pretoria and was a Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies in 2018. Before being appointed, Emily was a Lecturer in Law at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, lecturing on the undergraduate environmental law module and giving tutorials on Constitutional Law and EU Law.
She undertook her PhD research at KCL and after that a post-doc at the University of Cambridge where she worked on a United Nations Environment Programme project developing legal options for marine biodiversity protection in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Environmental Law, Democracy, Access to Justice, Public Participation, Stewardship, Climate Change Adjudication.
Environmental Law, Tort Law, Courts and Social Change, Global Law of Climate Change.
For more information on Emily's research, visit her research portal.