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Dr Ivano Alogna


Dr Ivano Alogna is Research Leader in Environmental and Climate Change Law at BIICL and leads its rapidly developing environmental and climate change law programme.

He is an Associated Member of the Sorbonne Research Institute in International and European Law (IREDIES), Sorbonne Law School, a member of the European Law Institute (ELI) project on "Ecocide", and is currently a Glasgow Law Fellow at the University of Glasgow, School of Law.

Ivano is a member of the World Commission on Environmental Law of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and its Climate Change Expert Group, and an Expert of the "Environmental Law and Policy" Commission, IUCN French Committee. He was the General Rapporteur of the "Global Pact for the Environment" project (French Constitutional Council and Club des Juristes).

Furthermore, he is a licensed Attorney-at-Law at the Bar of Milan.

He lectures on Global Environmental Law (Paris 1), Climate Change Law, Environmental Liability (UCLy and UCO), Private Law (Paris 2), Sustainable Consumer Law (BEUC) and Comparative Law (Paris Dauphine-PSL, London).

He is the co-editor of the book 'Climate Change Litigation: Global Perspectives' (2021, Brill) and of a forthcoming volume on 'Climate Litigation in Europe'.

Ivano holds a PhD in Comparative and International Environmental Law from the Sorbonne Law School, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, an LLM in Environmental Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, a Diploma in Comparative Law from the International Faculty of Comparative Law (France), a first-class honours LLM and LLB in Environmental Law from the University of Insubria, Postgraduate Diplomas in Climate Change Law and Environmental Liability Law from the University of Milan (Italy) and a law degree from the Catholic University of Avila (Spain).

He has carried out several international research stays: at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (USA); at the Law, Environment and Development Centre, SOAS University of London (UK); at the Indian Law Institute (India); and at the Research Institute on Environmental Law, University of Wuhan (China).

His research interests include Legal Theory, Private Law, and Comparative and International Environmental Law, with a particular focus on "The Circulation of Legal Models in the Environmental Field", the topic of his PhD.


Dr Ivano Alogna

Research Leader in Environmental and Climate Change Law

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