(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences) Dr Sanna Elfving, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Bradford Skip to content

Dr Sanna Elfving

Senior Lecturer in Law

Faculty/Dept/School School of Law
Telephone +441274 236784


Sanna joined the University of Bradford in September 2014. She has wide research interests, ranging from Energy Law to EU free movement law and international and European human rights law. 


Sanna has presented her work in conferences nationally and internationally, and published academic journal articles on legislation governing renewable energy cooperation between the EU and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region as well as law the regulation of the environmental and societal impacts of hydraulic fracturing. She has also contributed to a energy law book highlighting the recent developments at the EU level entitled Energy Transitions: Regulatory and Policy Trends (Intersentia 2017). In August 2018 Sanna coauthored a research monograph with Dr Jessica Guth (Reader, Leeds Beckett) entitled Gender and Court of Justice of the European Union (Routledge 2018).

Sanna is also an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment and she conducts external review activities for other UK Law Schools in the preparation for the REF2021. 


Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleEmerging Framework of Energy Governance in the MENA Region (2017)
AuthorsElfving, Sanna
TitleProspective Governance and Legal Framework between the EU and MENA in Renewable Energy Cooperation (2016)
AuthorsElfving, Sanna
TitleShaping the future of hydraulic fracturing in the Canadian Arctic through environmental guidelines (2016)
AuthorsElfving, Sanna
TitleHow Robust is the Governance System of British Columbia for Regulating the Environmental Aspects of Shale Gas Development? (2014)
AuthorsElfving, Sanna