Dr Olivia Woolley, BA (Dunelm), MA (Dunelm), LLM, PhD, Qualified to practise law in England and Wales
(email at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr Woolley researches and teaches in the fields of environmental law, law and ecology, and energy law. Her research in these areas considers law's role in facilitating and securing socio-economic transition towards ecological sustainability. She also focuses in her energy research on renewable energy law, particularly law relating to the production of energy from renewable sources offshore. She joined the Durham Law School in January 2020 after seven years as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberdeen. She worked in legal practice as a solicitor specialising in dispute resolution in the 1990s and 2000s before undertaking a PhD in Law at University College London (received in 2012).
- Frontiers in Biolaw (LLM) - Course Coordinator (12 hours/year.)
- Global Environmental Law - Course Coordinator (16 hours/year.)
- Woolley, Olivia (2014). Ecological Governance: Reappraising Law's Role in Protecting Ecosystem Functionalit. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Chapter in book
- Olivia Woolley (2017). Developing Countries under the International Climate Change Regime: How does the Paris Agreement Change Their Position?. In Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law 2016. Zeray Yihdego, Malaku Geboye Desta & Fikremarkos Merso Springer. 179-200.
- Olivia Woolley (2019). What Would Ecological Climate Change Law Look Like?: Developing a Method for Analysing the International Climate Change Regime from an Ecological Perspective. Review of European, Comparative, and International Environmental Law
- Olivia Woolley (2016). The Paris Climate Change Agreement: a new stimulus for international efforts to promote renewable energy development. Environmental Law and Management 28(5): 185-200.
- Olivia Woolley (2015). Ecological Governance in Offshore Wine Energy in United Kingdom Waters: Has an Effective Legal Framework Been Established for Preventing Ecologically Harmful Development?. International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 30(4): 765-793.