Experts on environmental law now available for information, quotes and legal updates
Jan 05, 2012
The UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) has set up an expert panel for journalists to contact.
Subjects covered include energy, waste, business and the environment, water, flood defences, planning, international law, nuclear. With the pressures on the environment increasing and the plethora of new developments on the law, keep these contacts in mind for 2012.
The full list of contacts is below. You can reach them by emailing Vicki.firstname.lastname@example.org with your specific request. Or phone 01306 501320/07982242453
Frances Aldson – co-convenor of UKELA’s planning and sustainable development working party - sustainable development, planning and EU environmental law.
Mark Brumwell – chair of UKELA since March 2011 and a partner at Dundas and Wilson. Conventional and renewable energy, flood defence, contaminated land, waste, water, planning, compulsory purchase and highways.
Catherine Davey – a solicitor and consultant specialising in planning, contaminated land, waste, CPO's, highways, and water (including flooding).
Angus Evers – convenor of UKELA’s waste working party and partner and head of the environment group at S.J. Berwin – waste issues generally
Begonia Filgueira – a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a Spanish abogada. International environmental law, earth rights, wild law, European environmental law and Spanish law.
Stephen Hockman QC – co-convenor of UKELA’s climate change and energy working party - international environment court, climate change and energy
Anne Johnstone – environmental consultant with Environ and UKELA Council member - technical knowledge on contaminated land and ecosystem services
Prof Paul Leonard – environmental scientist - exposure of the public to pollutants, development of EU and UK environmental policy based on sound science (radioactive contamination and radiological assessments, as well as non- nuclear). Also aquatic related science issues.
Paul O’Connor – convenor of UKELA’s corporate due diligence working party, Assistant Director for Sustainability and Climate Change at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Prof Kenneth Ross – UKELA’s regional group co-ordinator and a partner at Brodies - contaminated land or Scottish environmental law generally.
Colleen Theron – UKELA’s working party co-ordinator, specialist environmental lawyer and environmental consultant specialising in sustainability, corporate reporting and disclosure, producer responsibility and international environmental standards.
Andrew Wiseman – convenor of the UKELA contaminated land working party and head of the Environmental Law team at Stephenson Harwood - contaminated land and general environmental issues
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