What will the seminar cover?
Globally, claimants are increasingly relying on constitutional and human rights laws in the attempts to hold governments and corporations accountable for addressing climate change.
Who should attend?
Dispute resolution, planning & environment, energy & resources and government lawyers; NGO’s; in-house counsel; company secretaries and sustainability officers.
Chair: Damian Clothier QC (barrister, Level Twenty Seven)
Speakers: James Strachan QC (barrister, 39 Essex Chambers)
We are delighted that James will join to provide a comparative (and prescient) review of UK human rights and climate change litigation. Widely regarded as one of London’s leading planning and environmental silks, his expertise extends to high profile human rights cases in the UK Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights on matters ranging from challenges to assisted dying laws through to cases concerning DNA and fingerprint data retention.
Bianca Kabel (barrister, Level Twenty Seven)
Joshua Sproule (barrister, Level Twenty Seven)
To reserve a place for the event on Thursday 25 June 2020 1630 AEST, please register through the form below. The webinar login details will be sent to those registered to attend 24 hours before the start.
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The presentation is free to view. For further information, please contact Tamara McCombe on +61 7 3008 3927.
A transcript of the session is available here.
The PowerPoint slides are available below.
Human Rights & Environmental Law UK Reflections – James Strachan QC (39 Essex Chambers)
Human Rights and Climate Change Litigation: International Developments – Bianca Kabel (Level Twenty Seven Chambers)
Human Rights and Climate Change Litigation: a local perspective – Joshua Sproule (Level Twenty Seven Chambers)