My 2010 Events

UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) member since 2006.

Agricultural Law Association (ALA) new member in 2010.


UKELA Meeting on Environment Courts at Herbert Smith, London, May 13th
  • Speakers: D. Hockman QC, Professor R. Macrory, and Carol Hatton, WWF solicitor
  • Drinks afterwards.
UKELA Conference on ‘Climate Change and the Changing Face of Regulation’at Exeter University, June 25th-27th

  • Workshops
  • Many speakers including Satish Kumar on Climate Resilience
  • Tour of Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve
  • Drinks and Dinner at Powderham Castle/Marquee
Lafarge, Panshanger Park, Hertford, July 12th
LaFarge is an aggregate company that is working in tandem with WWF to restore the environment as it extracts products from the earth. Tour of the Grade II listed Panshanger Park site. Marquee Dinner afterwards.

Global Business of Biodiversity at Excel, London, July 13th
 The Rt Hon Caroline Spellman, Secretary of State gave her maiden speech
  • Prince Charles gave a video talk
  • Exhibits
  • Speakers and Panels
  • Workshops
  • Drinks
UKELA meeting on the Corby Council litigation at Herbert Smith, London, July 15th
  • Paula Whittell (Berrymans Lace Mawer) who acted for the local authority and
  • Professor Paul Nathanail (University of Nottingham) discussed the case and prospects for recurrence.
  • Drinks afterwards.
Organic Research Centre Open Day at Elm Farm, Newbury, Berkshire, July 16th
  • Workshops on Markets & Consumer Attitudes, GM issues and threats, 100% Organic feed, Soils, Composts, and Introduction to Eco-Agroforestry.
UKELA Seminar, What Environmental Challenges face the Coalition Government? at Freshfields, London, Sept 16th. Chaired by Nicholas Schoon, editor of the leading environmental journal, ENDS with the following Speakers:
  • Tom Burke, environmental adviser to Rio Tinto plc;
  • Caroline Lucas MP, the first Green Party MP; and
  • Lord Colin Boyd QC
General Advisory Committee on Science Meeting at the Food Standards Agency, London, October 19th

Positive Visions for Biodiversity, Brussels, November 16th

The Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes Workshop at the Food Staandards Agency, London, November 25th