The North East region covers Yorkshire, County Durham, Humberside and Tyne & Wear.
Theme: Enforcement Undertakings and Sentencing Guidelines - held in conjunction with the North East Regulatory Lawyers (NERL).
Speakers: Environment Agency, New Park Court Chambers
We had two great speakers lined up. Firstly a representative from the Environment Agency discussed enforcement undertakings, their experiences of them and some tips as to best practice. In addition, Counsel, Nick de la Poer from New Park Court Chambers analysed the scope and effect of the current sentencing guidelines in environmental cases, examining a number of recent cases and focussing on lessons to be learned.