Mitchell Lennan

SCELG PhD Member

Mitchell Lennan (BSc (Hons), MSc, LLM) is a PhD Candidate in international law of the sea at the University of Strathclyde and a member of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SCELG). His PhD research looks at the international legal issues around fisheries redistribution under climate change. Specifically, the role that regional fisheries management organisations can play in adapting fisheries management to a changing climate. His supervisors are Prof. Elisa Morgera and Dr Daniela Diz.

Along with SCELG colleagues, Mitchell has contributed to multiple cutting-edge international legal consultancies for the UK Government, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity, as well as providing research assistance for the One Ocean Hub and BENELEX projects. He has also organised a number of events at SCELG, including guest seminars, the VII SCELG Postgraduate Colloquium, and a two-day conference on international law and protection of the marine environment. Mitchell teaches law of the sea and international environmental law at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Mitchell is also active in international dispute settlement as part of a counsel team in a case at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, where he interned in the Legal Office in 2018.

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