Contributor biographical information for Biodiversity conservation, law, and livelihoods : bridging the north-south divide / edited by Michael I. Jeffery, Jeremy Firestone, Karen Bubna-Litic.


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Michael I. Jeffery, QC, is a Professor of Law at Macquarie University and Director of its Centre for Environmental Law, and served as Dean of Law in 1999. He received his LLB degree from the University of Toronto and his LLM degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. A former Chair of the Province of Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Board, he was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1978 and headed the environmental law practice of one of Canada’s largest law firms in the 1990s. He has served as Deputy Chair of the IUCN’s Commission on Environmental Law and has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law since its inception.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation.
North and south.