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Professor Robert Lee, LLD

Robert Lee has worked both in academia and legal practice. He has acted as an advisor to a number of international agencies including UNEP, UNDP, The European Parliament and the European Commission.

He sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Law and Society and is environmental editor for the Journal of Business Law. He is currently working on two large research programme, PrecisonTox, funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 programme, which concerns methodologies for chemical risk assessment and Met4Tech, funded by UKRI which explores a circular economy in technology metals.

Practice Area


  • Consulting Editorial Board
  • Welsh Panel


  • Co-Director, ESRC Research Centre on Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society, Cardiff University (2001 - 2012)
  • Dean, Birmingham Law School (2015 - 2019)


  • Honorary Life Member, UK Environmental Law Association
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences


  • LLB (1976)
  • LLD (2009)


  • Brunel University (1976)

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