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Raphael Heffron

Name
Raphael
Last name
Heffron
Bio

Raphael Heffron is Professor for Global Energy Law & Sustainability at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee. His work is international and combines a mix of energy law, policy and economics. He has published over 100 publications of different types. Professor Heffron’s research all has a principle focus on achieving a just transition to a low-carbon economy. His research has been cited over 500 times in the last four years. Raphael is on the Editorial Board of the International Energy Law Review and is also Consulting Editor of the Halsbury’s Laws of England volumes on Energy Law.

Raphael read for his PhD at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge. He is also a trained Barrister-at-Law and was called to the Bar in July 2007 in the Republic of Ireland. He holds degrees from the University of Cambridge (MPhil, PhD), the University of St. Andrews (MLitt), and Trinity College Dublin (BA, MA).

Areas of Interest
Law
Institution/Company
University of Dundee
Key words
energy law; sustainability; just transition to low-carbon economy; societal inequality; responsible finance; interdisciplinary research

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