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Professor of Environmental Law, Faculty of Laws, UCL
Appointed to Higher Education Academy’s Advisory Board on Education for Sustainable Development (2012)
Member of the Executive Board for the Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities (2010-2012)
Convenor of Research Students’ Programme, UCL (since 2009)
Panel Member Sussex Wildlife Trust (Conservation and Public Engagement)
Since 1992 Jane has convened, initiated, developed and taught LLB courses on: EU Law (1992-2008) and Environmental Law (1992 – to date) and made contributions relating to environmental law on other courses such as Jurisprudence and Contract and Tort.
At LLM level, she has convened and taught courses on: Environmental Law and Policy (1992-2008); Sustainability and Environmental Justice (2008 – to date), and has contributed to courses on Environmental Law and Governance and EU Environmental Law.
Jane’s research centres upon the regulation of environmental decision making, focussing upon environmental assessment as a means of directing decisions about land use and development towards environmental protection and environmental justice. She has published widely in this area of law and contributes actively to academic and policy debates about environmental education.
Since 2010, she has initiated, developed and funded (using grants from Grand Challenges and ESCILTA) the LLM course on Legal Action and Research for Communities and Sustainability (LARCS). This is a legal practice course, run in partnership with Capacity Global (now Living Space Project) and the Environmental Law Foundation.
Jane’s current research interests are the regulation of decision making concerning land use and development, EU environmental law, the environmental protection aspects of common ownership (especially town and village greens), ‘green’ legal theory, environmental justice and issues of environmental identity, environmental citizenship and education for sustainable development.
Practical Planning Issues Deriving from EU Directives (EIA, SEA and Habitats): A Seminar
Six Pump Court presents the fourth in our series of environmental law seminars to be held this year: Practical Planning Issues Deriving from EU Directives (EIA, SEA and Habitats): recurring questions, the role of EU law, the HRA and the Charter of Fundamental Rights Speakers: William Upton, ...read more
Professor Jane Holder joins Six Pump Court
Six Pump Court are pleased to announce that Professor Jane Holder, Professor of Environmental Law at University College London joins as an Associate member of Chambers. Jane’s involvement in the area of environmental law is extensive and she brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge in this ...read more