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Dr Andrew Jackson


Assistant Professor of Environmental and Planning Law at University College Dublin; public interest lawyer with practice experience in England and Ireland (further details here)

Areas of interest

Environmental and planning law generally; Climate; Nature conservation; Environmental democracy

Publications and links

Andrew Jackson, Conserving Europe’s Wildlife: Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas (Routledge, 2018). A book on the history and development of EU nature conservation law: Details here

Journal article on water charging in Ireland: Andrew Jackson, Environmental governance challenges in post-Brexit Europe: the case of water charging in Ireland (2016) Australian Environment Review 31(6): 202-209.  

Journal article on the protection of important nature sites that have been proposed for protection to the European Commission but not yet designated: Andrew Jackson, Bund Naturschutz in Bayern revisited: The required standard of protection under the EU’s habitats directive prior to a site’s adoption as a site of community importance (2014) Journal of Environmental Law 26(3): 495-506.

Journal article on conflicts between renewable energy projects and EU protected areas: Andrew Jackson, Renewable energy vs. biodiversity: Policy conflicts and the future of nature conservation (2011) Global Environmental Change 21(4): 1195-1208.