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Jess Feehely – Principal Lawyer

Jess has been Principal Lawyer with EDO Tasmania for more than 10 years (eek…).  She  has experience in a range of environmental and planning law matters, with a particular interest in coastal management, climate change issues and strategic planning.

In addition to her work with EDO Tasmania, Jess is currently Deputy Chair of the Law Council’s Planning and Environmental Law Group, Vice-President of the National Environmental Law Association, editor of the Australian Environmental Law Digest and a member of the editorial panel of the Australian Environment Review.


Claire Bookless – Litigation Lawyer

Claire has recently moved from Queensland to join the EDO Tasmania team as the Litigation Lawyer. Claire was admitted to practise law in 2007 and has since worked in the field of environmental law in Queensland and Victoria. Prior to joining the EDO, Claire was a Litigation Lawyer with the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, conducting prosecutions and Planning & Environment and Land Court litigation.

Once she acclimatises, Claire is looking forward to enjoying all the wonderful outdoor activities Tasmania has to offer.


Margie Jenkin – Fundraising Officer

Margie joined EDO Tasmania as our Fundraising Officer in May 2014.   She has previously worked as Executive  Officer for Landcare Tasmania, the not-for-profit, peak body representing and supporting Landcare. She has worked beside and with community organisations in various roles, including as a Ranger on Maria Island.

Margie is a graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  She aspires to be a highly successful fundraiser for EDO Tasmania in this time of transition.  Please help her achieve this goal and donate today!