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Great Repeal Bill: Half day conference

Friday 13 October 2017 39 Essex Chambers, 81 Chancery Lane, London
2pm - 6pm
Organised by Brexit Task Force

Join us in London for a half day conference on the Great Repeal Bill - see the extensive programme below. Bookings opening very shortly!

PROGRAMME

2.00pm Opening words - Anne Johnstone, Chair of UKELA

2.05pm UKELA and Brexit- Andrew Bryce and Professor Richard Macrory QC, co-chairs of UKELA’s Brexit Task Force

2.20pm The Repeal Bill and the roll-over of EU environmental law

Chair: Rt. Hon. Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill C.V.O, President of UKELA

Speakers:

Alan Evans, Legal Director, Defra Legal Advisers

Jolyon Thomson, Deputy Director, Defra Legal Advisers

3.05pm Challenges in substantive areas

Chair: Professor Richard Macrory QC

Speakers:

Nature Conservation – Speaker from UKELA’s Nature Working Party (tbc)

Environmental Permitting and waste – Peter Harvey, Practical Law and co-convenor of UKELA’s Waste Working Party

Water Pollution – Rosie Oliver, UKELA’s working party adviser

3.50pm TEA

4.20pm Perspectives from the Devolved Jurisdictions

Chair: Andrew Bryce

Speakers:

Scotland – Professor Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law at Dundee University

Wales – Dr Victoria Jenkins, Senior Lecturer at Swansea University and co-convenor of UKELA’s Wales Working Party

Northern Ireland – Karen Blair, Managing Director at Cleaver Fulton Rankin and UKELA Trustee

4.50pm Enforcement and Accountability

Chair: Professor Richard Macrory QC, co-chair of UKELA’s Brexit Task Force

David Hart QC, barrister at One Crown Office Row and Chair of the Environmental Law Foundation

Jill Crawford, Associate, BLM and convenor of UKELA’s environmental litigation working party

Third speaker to be confirmed

5.40pm The Environmental Politics of Brexit

Chair: Rt. Hon. Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill C.V.O, President of UKELA

Speaker: Tom Burke, Chairman of E3G and Patron of UKELA

6.10pm Close and thanks- Anne Johnstone, Chair of UKELA

6.15pm Drinks

Venue

39 Essex Chambers, 81 Chancery Lane, London


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