Esther Kentin studied at the University of Amsterdam with a specialization in international environmental law. She has worked for several universities teaching courses on international law in general as well as more specialized courses such as international environmental law and economic and investment law. At the University of Amsterdam she was the coordinator of the Amsterdam International Law Clinic. Her interests focus on the application of international law, in particular international environmental law.
At the Moot Court and Advocacy Department, Esther Kentin teaches Moot Court courses on public international law for Dutch as well as for international students. In January 2016 she started the Leiden Advocacy Project on Plastic, an initiative offering pro bono services to NGOs by students of the Leiden Law School.
- An EU ban on microplastics in cosmetic products and the right to regulate, Review of European (2018)
- Restricting microplastics in the European Union: Process and criteria under REACH (2018)
- Banning Microplastics in Cosmetic Products in Europe: Legal Challenges’ in Cocca, M. et al (eds), Proceedings of the International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea (2018)