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Ingrid Gubbay


Ingrid Gubbay is the European head of Human Rights and environmental law based at the London office of the law firm Hausfeld. She has been a litigator for 24 years and practicing at Hausfeld for the past thirteen years.

Ingrid is a member of the International Law Association (Australian branch) and undertakes a mix of international and domestic human rights and climate related cases, and high-level policy and advocacy work in these areas. She has won awards for her ground-breaking test cases both in Australia where she formerly practiced, and in the UK, most recently, The Financial Times awarded her team the 2021 ‘most innovative law firm of the year in ESG and climate justice’ and profiled her as one of 5 ‘Trailblazers’ in this area.  She has been a law lecturer at both the Universities of Essex and of New South Wales, and currently she is the legal trustee of the environmental social enterprise ‘Sea Rangers’, which is based in the Netherlands and the UK. Sea Rangers professionally trains and empowers unemployed youth to work with Nations to protect their marine environments. Ingrid also Chairs the Board of Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) which takes a survivor-centred approach to creative legal strategies in order to improve access to justice, and provide legal redress to the most vulnerable in conflict affected and fragile zones. 


Ingrid Gubbay

Visiting Research Fellow

+44 (0)20 7862 5151

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