Nieves Noval is specialized on legal protection of the marine environment. Nieves is a qualified lawyer in Spain and admitted to the Bar of Las Palmas de G.C. in 2007.
She is currently working in ClientEarth, within the Biodiversity team, as part of the Spanish Sustainable Seafood project.
Prior to her current role she was an international Legal Counsel for the renewable energies industry. Prior to that, she was a public litigation lawyer for several national and international law firms and an Associate Lecturer at Universidad Europea.
Nieves has a degree in Law from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Masters degree in Advanced Law Studies from Universidad de Las Palmas de G.C. She is finishing her thesis on marine environmental protection at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and her work on marine renewable energies and European environmental law has been published.