Marine Lercier (1991) is a French lawyer specialized in Animal Welfare Law, International Human Rights Law, Transitional Justice, European Union Law, Public International Law and International Humanitarian and Criminal Law.
She completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Rouen (France), followed by postgraduate studies at the University of Aix-Marseille (France) and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), before studying Animal Law in Barcelona (Spain).
She is currently a predoctoral researcher and doctoral student in Human Security and Global Law focusing on Animal Law at the Faculty of Law of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where she had the opportunity to assist in teaching Roman Law and Animal Law.
She is also a Junior Fellow for the Think Thank on Animals and Biodiversity at the Global Research Network, a member of the editorial board of the Latin American journal for Critical Animal studies (LECA), and a peer-reviewer for the Journal for Critical Animal Studies (JCAS), after a solid experience with the journal dA. Derecho Animal (Forum of Animal Law Studies) and the International Center for Animal Law and Policy (ICALP).
Her main lines of research focus on the regulation of animal labour; the legal status of animals (legal personhood and fundamental rights), especially of wild animals that are all too often neglected; and the protection of the welfare of horses, whom she adores deeply.
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