Victoria is an Associate Professor in the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law where she has worked since 1999. Her research interests lie in environmental law, specifically legal approaches to sustainable development and the way in which land use planning, landscape and nature conservation laws seek to protect natural resources. She is particularly interested in local perspectives and the impact of devolution on environmental protection in Wales.
Victoria is also co-convenor of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association Wales, Working Party. This group aims to bring together academics, legal practitioners, non-governmental organisations and others with an interest in environmental protection. UKELA WWP has acted as important stakeholder in the development of new legal frameworks for planning and environmental law in Wales and plans for the development of environmental law and governance after Brexit.
Victoria’s latest publications are listed below. She has also written a report for the National Assembly for Wales as part of its Research Fellowship scheme on the way in which the sustainable management of natural resources in Wales might be used as a lens through which to explore possible approaches to UK Common Frameworks after Brexit. Her work on environmental law and landscape is also discussed in her lecture at Edinburgh University, in 2019, as part of the Brodies’ Environmental Law Lecture series.