Specialist Subjects: Environmental law
Lecturer in Law
My main research areas are environmental law and planning law. I am particulary interested in local approaches to environmental problems and the challengeg of sustainable development.
Sustainable Communities in Wales: Developing a New Governance Approach to Local Sustainable Development in Wales’ Most Deprived Areas in Environmental Law and Policy in Wales Stallworthy M. and Bishop P (eds) (University of Wales Press, 2013)
'Planning and Nuisance: Revisiting the balance of public and private interests' Journal of Environmental Law (2011) (with Patrick Bishop).
‘Keeping Off-roaders on Track: Addressing the Misuse of Off-Road Vehicles in Urban and Rural Settings’ Journal of Planning and Environmental Law (2010) 1-124 (with Stuart Macdonald).
‘Local Government Reform and Sustainable Development in Wales and Ireland Environmental Law Review (2009) 11(1) 23-40
‘Moving Into the Mainstream: An Analysis of Regulatory Responses to Impact Assessment in Equality and Sustainable Development’ (2007) Northern Ireland Law Quarterly 58, 2007, 78-108 (with Bernadette Rainey).
'Environmental Law in Wales' (2005) Journal of Environmental Law 17(2) 207-227.
'Placing Sustainable Development at the Heart of Government: the role of law in the evolution of sustainable development as the central organising principle of government', Legal Studies, (2002), 22(4), pp. 578-602.
'Learning from the Past: Achieving Sustainable Development in the Reform of Local Government' (2002) Public Law 130-151.
Sustainable Development, Sustainable Communities and Environmental Justice: Locating Environmental Anti-social Behaviour Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference, 2010
Planning for Major Infrastructure Projects in the UK Conference on Quality and Speed of Administrative Decision-making Proceedings: Tension or Balance? Maastricht University, 2010
• Environmental Law & Small Businesses
• International Law & Sustainable Development
• Project finance, corporate governance and sustainable development
"I would welcome proposals or enquiries for research into environmental law particularly public environmental law."