Adv Leon Gerber

Leon Gerber
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 LLB (hons)
LLM - Constitutional and Administrative Law (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
LLM - Mineral Law and Policy

Where did you grow up?
Pretoria, South Africa

Current research topic:
Contributions of the International Seabed Authority to international law with particular reference to the operationalisation of the Principle of Common Heritage of Mankind

Academic supervisor:
Prof Dire Tladi

Position prior to the programme:
Rio Tinto Research Fellow, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, UK

Publications

  • Gerber L., Grogan R. ‘Challenges of operationalising good industry practice and best environmental practice in deep seabed mining regulation’, Special Edition: Environmental issues around deep seabed mining - Marine Policy, (2018).
  • Gerber L., Grogan R., ‘Good Industry Practice & Best Environmental Practice’, First Report of the Code Project: Developing ISA Environmental Regulations (Pew Charitable Trusts, 2017).
  • Currie D., Gerber L., ‘Public Participation’, First Report of the Code Project: Developing ISA Environmental Regulations (Pew Charitable Trusts, 2017).
  • Switzer S., Gerber L., Sindico F. ‘Access to Minerals: WTO Export Restrictions and Climate Change Considerations’, in Rolland S. E. (ed) [Special issue: "Climate Change and International Economic Law: Chiasms and Complementarities"] 4:3 Laws, Georgetown University Law Centre (2015): 617-637.
  • Gerber, L., and Sindico, F., ‘Mining and Sustainable Development’, in Fitzmaurice, M., Maljean-Dubois, S., Negri, S. (eds), Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development from Rio to Rio+20 (Brill-Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014).
  • Gerber, L., with Farooki, M., ‘Africa and the EU Mineral Trade’, Working Paper no. 77, POLINARES: European Commission 7th Framework Programme, December 2012, pp. 1-12.
  • Gerber, L., ‘The position of the EU in global mineral interactions’, Working Paper no. 70, POLINARES: European Commission 7th Framework Programme, December 2012, pp. 1-18.
  • Gerber, L., and Warden-Fernandez, J., ‘The institutional framework for access to mineral resources’, Working Paper no. 56, POLINARES: European Commission 7th Framework Programme, December 2012, pp. 1-28.
  • Ostrowski, W., et al., ‘Framework for evaluation of future approaches: Criteria / Principles’, Working Paper no. 52, POLINARES: European Commission 7th Framework Programme, December 2012, pp. 1-28.
  • Gerber, L., ‘Safety, Health and Environmental Concerns in Sustainable Mining Finance: The Import of Standards for Managing Lender Risk’, CEPMLP Annual Review 14 (CEPMLP, Dundee, 2011).