Centre for Law and Environment


Policy and practice seminars

13 November 2014–19 March 2015, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students


Centre for Law and Environment


UCL Faculty of Laws Bentham House

Policy seminars are held on Thursday lunch time, 1-2 pm, SR 7. Lunch will be provided, but you must sign up at doodle. These seminars are primarily for current environmental law students – anyone else who would like to attend, please email maria.lee@ucl.ac.uk.

13 Nov—Halina Ward, Future Programmes Manager, Bond for International Development, Title tbc

27 Nov—Ludwig Kramer, Former senior official DG Environment, European Commission, consultant ClientEarth, EU Environmental Law and Policy – Is there a Good Story to Tell?

4 Dec Judge Meredith Wright, Vermont Environment Court 1990-2011, Why do we need Environmental Courts?

15 Jan—Jake White, legal adviser, Friends of the Earth,  Environmental law under fire.

5 Feb—Elizabeth Hiester, Senior Lawyer, ClientEarth, Access to environmental information- a Swiss Army knife for public interest environmental lawyers.

26 Feb—Kim Bouwer, UCL PhD candidate, Unsexy climate change litigation.

19 March—Simon Burall, Director, Involve (http://www.involve.org.uk/), Soft vs hard accountability and the role of publics.

Note other events:

20 Nov—UKELA’s annual Garner lecture, from Lord Chris Smith, former Chair of the Environment Agency – booking details not currently available, check the UKELA website

11 Dec—UCL Current Legal Problems Lecture, Bettina Lange (University of Oxford) Mapping a new regulatory space: The case of managing water scarcity in the UK, details and (free) registration at Lange.