Jacquie Svenson is a specialist public interest environmental law practitioner with expertise in administrative, cultural heritage, natural resources and biodiversity law. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2002 and since then has worked as a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, the Legal Branch of the Department of Environment and Conservation (now the Department of Environment and Climate Change), and at the Environmental Defenders Office.
- Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) University of Sydney (2001)
- Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) University of Sydney/Murdoch University (1997)
- The effectiveness of environmental and cultural heritage laws in protecting the environment and indigenous cultural heritage interests
- The nature and potential of legal instruments to prevent and mitigate global climate change
Non-refereed Journal Articles
- "Bob Brown and the Beetle: How Two Birds and a Beetle Saved a Forest" (case note on Brown v Forestry Tasmania, Commonwealth of Australia and State of Tasmania (Wielangta case)) 84 Impact: Public Interest Environmental Law 1 (December 2006)
- "NSW Land and Environment Court rules coal mine climate change impacts must be assessed" 5(5) Local Government Reporter 1 (February 2007).
Membership of Societies and Professional Bodies
- Member International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Commission on Environmental Law