Clause 1 of the Judicial Review & Courts Bill: Implications for Environmental Justice

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Clause 1 of the Judicial Review & Courts Bill: Implications for Environmental Justice


In a blog post for Wildlife and Countryside Link, Gethin Thomas reports on the committee stage consideration of the Judicial Review & Courts Bill, highlighting the impact that clause 1… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Gethin Thomas Date

The Colston 4 and the listed building


The acquittal of four protesters involved in pulling a bronze statue of Edward Colston off its plinth and throwing it in Bristol harbour has attracted a great deal of comment. … Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Adapting to the unadaptable?


The second of the four COP26 goals was to ‘adapt to protect communities and natural habitats’. The goal identified two particular tasks: (i) protect and restore ecosystems, and (ii) build… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Gethin Thomas Date

Thoughts on COP26


Here we are less than a week away from the big event in Glasgow and, to me at least, the signs are not looking great.  Expectations for this event were… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

COP26: Shaping Energy Policy


The decisions made at the forthcoming COP26 will shape energy policy in the decades to come. This is particularly so if targets are set to accelerate the move to net… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Ruth Keating Date

Juan Lopez’s address to UKELA East members and guests on BEIS’ current consultation


Juan Lopez addressed UKELA East members and guests on 13 October, speaking on BEIS’ current consultation: Review of Energy National Policy Statements, in prelude to the widely anticipated Energy session… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

Environment Bill in Parliament: Beginning of the End


This week, the Environment Bill reaches the final stages of its passage through Parliament: the consideration of amendments. It returns to the House of Commons with a series of significant… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Gethin Thomas Date

The Fire Safety Act 2021


Ruth Keating introduces a guest post from Samantha Jones on the Fire Safety Act (previously published on Chambers’ Civil Law Blog On 29 April 2021, Parliament passed the Fire Safety Act 2021 (the… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Ruth Keating Date

Remedies where giving effect to a legitimate expectation would be ultra vires: drawing inspiration from a recent renewable energy judicial review


The unusually detailed permission decision of Fordham J in R (Woodboilers LLP) v Gas and Electricity Markets Authority [2020] EWHC 1578 (Admin) – a challenge by a renewable energy company to the… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Duncan Sinclair, Katherine Barnes Date

Net Zero and the Rule of Law


We all now know what is needed in terms of greenhouse gas emissions reductions in order to avert the climate change catastrophe which we are currently seeing played out in… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

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