Cameron Jefferies, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., is an Assistant Professor of Law and Borden Ladner Gervais Energy Law Fellow at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, where he specializes in international and domestic environmental law and energy law.
He currently teaches Environmental Law, International Environmental Law, Oil & Gas Law, and Professional Responsibility. He was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 2010. He completed his graduate degrees at the University of Virginia, School of Law, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. Before entering academia, Cameron practiced at Field LLP in Edmonton, Alberta, and worked as a Research Associate at the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta.
Cameron has published several book chapters (most recently: “Institutional Expertise: Reconsidering the Role of Scientific Experts in the International Conservation and Management of Cetaceans” in Experts, Networks and International Law (CUP, 2017)) and articles in Canadian and U.S. law journals, including the Energy Law Journal and the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice. He is the author of Marine Mammal Conservation and the Law of the Sea (OUP, 2016) and co-author of Tort Law, 6th ed. (Carswell, 2017). Cameron Jefferies has been an invited speaker to a number of national and international conferences.
In addition to his academic and professional curiosity in environmental law, oceans law, and wildlife conservation, Dr. Jefferies maintains a keen interest in public interest advocacy and remains active in promoting local environmental law reform.