Dr. iur. Sabine Lennkh

Expert Dr. iur. Sabine Lennkh


Sabine Lennkh is a fully qualified lawyer and completed her Doctorate at the University of Salzburg, Austria, specialising in Comparative Law and Animal Welfare Legislation. For almost two decades she has been exclusively active in the field of animal welfare legislation and regularly participates in international conferences and workshops in this context. She comments on draft animal welfare laws and also writes legal articles about the subject. The focus of her research is in the sphere of legal comparison within international animal welfare laws and the drafting of animal welfare legislation.

While acting as Deputy Chair for the Seychelles Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Sabine Lennkh was able to learn about the challenges of applied animal protection. Currently she is a Legislative and Policy Advisor for World Animal Net (WAN), an internationally recognised NGO with consultative status at the United Nations, and co-authored WAN's Model Animal Welfare Act project.


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