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Dr Kim Bouwer



01392 724740

Dr Kim Bouwer joined Exeter Law school as a Lecturer in Law (Education & Research) in November 2019.  She was previously a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence), a Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), and a Teaching Fellow at UCL (London and Adelaide). Kim is also qualified as an attorney and solicitor and worked as a claimant public interest lawyer in London and Johannesburg. 

Kim's research interests include climate law - with a particular interest in climate litigation - energy and environmental law, human rights, and private law.  She has published several highly praised articles, particularly in the field of climate litigation.  Kim is currently working on a monograph about climate litigation, under contract with Cambridge University Press. 

In 2020 Kim received grant funding from the Modern Law Review for a workshop on the theme of Climate Litigation in Africa. This was co-hosted with the University of Witwatersrand in Johannsburg in August 2020, and a collection of papers from the workshop is underway.  In 2021 she received grant funding from the Society of Legal Scholars to conduct research on the topic of the Law School and the Climate Crisis.  This research is ongoing. 

Research students

 Kim would be happy to accept applications from prospective doctoral candidates in climate, energy and environmental law.

Other information

 Kim runs student support hours on Tuesday (2.30 - 4.30pm) and Wednesday (2.30 - 4.30pm) afternoons.   The Wednesday sessions are slightly longer and reserved for personal tutees.

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