UCL Faculty of Laws


Peter Kellett appointed Honorary Professor at UCL Centre for Law and Environment

5 May 2023

The UCL Centre for Law and Environment is pleased to announce the appointment Peter Kellett as Honorary Professor of Practice.

Peter Kellett

During his appointment at the UCL Centre for Law and Environment, Peter will aim to share his knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing environmental law. He commented: “I hope to bring some practical experience from the frontlines of working with Government and implementing environmental law on the ground to both the Centre and also its student community.”

Peter is formerly Director of Legal Services at the Environment Agency and has been at the forefront of the design and implementation of environmental law in England working across the private, public and NGO sectors.

Peter is a former trustee and Chair of the UK Environmental Law Association (2001-11) and of St Werburghs City Farm, Bristol (2012-18). He is a Board member of the Great Western Credit Union (2021-present) and is currently a member of the Law Society’s Climate Change Working Party.

Peter has published and spoken widely about environmental law issues. Recent publications include:

  • Kellett, P. (2018) ‘Successes of Environmental Law Over the Past 30 Years, the Challenges that Lie Ahead, and the Solutions that Environmental Law can provide’, Environmental Law & Management, 30(1-2), p. 53-61.
  • Kellett, P. (2020) ‘Securing high levels of business compliance with environmental laws: What works and what to avoid’, Journal of Environmental Law, 32(2), p. 179-194. Doi:10.1093/jel/eqz025.

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