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Andrew Jackson

Assistant Professor
Andrew Jackson

Dr. Andrew Jackson is Assistant Professor of Environmental Law at University College Dublin, with broad research interests at international, EU and Irish levels. As a solicitor, Andrew has been involved in public interest environmental litigation for many years, including before the Irish, English and EU courts. For example, Andrew acted for Friends of the Irish Environment in "Climate Case Ireland" before the Supreme Court of Ireland in 2020, and before the CJEU in Case C-470/19. Andrew's previous roles include working for the international law firm Slaughter and May in London and Paris, for the UK government's Department for Environment (Defra), and as in-house lawyer for a leading environmental NGO in Ireland. He holds degrees in law from the universities of Oxford (BA) and Cambridge (LLM), an MSc in biodiversity and conservation from Trinity College Dublin (TCD), and a PhD, also from TCD.