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Assistant Professor in Environmental Law

CV / Biography


In memoriam – Dr Emily Webster

Dr Emily Webster is Assistant Professor in Environmental Law (fixed term) at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. She is a member of the Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement, senior research Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London, a member of the Centre for Climate Change Law and Governance, King’s College London, a Research Fellow for the Earth System Governance research project and a member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law. Emily teaches International, EU and domestic environmental law, tort law and company law. She has been invited to give guest lectures concerning company law and climate change, oceans and climate change, environmental justice and tort law at Birkbeck University, the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies, the University of Arizona and UCL respectively.  She has presented widely at academic conferences and workshops.

Emily has worked as a researcher with both the Climate Disclosure Standards Board and the Global Legal Action Network. She is the Managing Editor for Transnational Legal Theory and co-convenor of the journal’s special issue on Transnational Environmental Law and the Anthropocene. Emily was an ESRC funded doctoral candidate at King’s College London. She holds an LL.M in transnational law (King’s College London) and an LL.B, both with distinction.