Heather McLeod-Kilmurray

Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
Full Professor

B.A. (McGill)
LL.B. (U.W.O.)
LL.M. (Cambridge)
SJD (University of Toronto)

57 Louis Pasteur St. Room 346
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 3138


Heather McLeod-Kilmurray is a Professor and Co-Director at the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability (CELGS). Her research deals with food law including GMOs and industrial factory farming, toxic torts, environmental justice and the relationship between science and courts. She is co-author of The Canadian Law of Toxic Torts with Prof. Lynda Collins, and co-editor of Canadian Food Law and Policy with Profs. Nathalie Chalifour and Angela Lee. She is a former part-time member of the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal, and a Board member of the Canadian Association of Food Law and Policy.


  • Climate Change and Legal Change
  • Torts 1207A
  • Environmental Law CML3369
  • Administrative Law CML2212A

Book Chapters

  • Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Governance


  • Toxic Battery
  • Environmental Public Interest Standing before EC Courts
  • Lowering Barriers to Judicial Enforcement: Civil Procedure and Environmental Ethics
  • Hollick and Environmental Class Actions
  • Hoffman: Courts, Class Actions, and Perceptions of the Problem of GM Drift

Opinion Pieces

  • Lawyer's Weekly Opinion Piece
    Opinion Piece - Hoffman v Monsanto - Lawyers Weekly Oct. 5
  • Book Review: Environmental Law for Sustainability
    (2007) 45(1) Osgoode Hall Law Journal 215-22


  • Practicing Precaution
    Practicing Precaution and Adaptive Management Report

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