Adjunct researcher, Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland

Dr Chris McGrath is a Brisbane barrister practising principally in environmental law and an adjunct researcher at the University of Queensland's Global Change Institute. He taught environmental regulation at The University of Queensland from 2010-2017 and teaches environmental litigation at The Australian National University. He holds an LLB (Hons), BSc, LLM and PhD.


  • 2017–present
    Adjunct Researcher, Global Change Institute, UQ
  • 2000–present
    Barrister-at-Law, (sole practioner)
  • 2010–2017
    Senior Lecturer (Environmental Regulation), The University of Queensland
  • 1998–2000
    Environmental Officer, Environmental Protection Agency (Queensland, Australia)


  • 2008 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD
  • 2000 
    Queensland University of Technology, LLM
  • 1998 
    The University of Queensland, LLB(Hons)
  • 1998 
    The University of Queensland, BSc

Research Areas

  • Environmental And Natural Resources Law (180111)
  • Environment Policy (160507)