NEWS

18 Jul 2016

Enforcement of Environmental Law – Conference for Solicitors

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On Monday 18th July 2016, Stephen Hockman QC, Gordon Wignall and Christopher Badger will be among the speakers at a conference on the enforcement of environmental law, to be held for the benefit of the City of London Solicitors’ Society at the offices of Slaughter and May.

The topics to be covered include:

1)    Christopher Badger– Corporate liability, liability of directors and officers, other aspects of vicarious liability/shareholder liability

2)    Stephen Hockman QC– The sentencing guidelines for environmental offences (including the offence categories and the position of Very Large Organisations)

3)    Gordon Wignall– Civil remedies (including the issuance of notices under the permitting regime and injunctive relief)