NEWS

10 Sep 2015

Six Pump Court and UKELA present a seminar on Criminal Enforcement by Regulators

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Six Pump Court presents the second in our series of environmental law seminars to be held this year.

This forthcoming seminar is being held in association with UKELA

Topical Issues in Criminal Enforcement by Regulators: Current Issues

Speakers: Christopher Badger, Richard Banwell, Mark Watson, Gordon Wignall, David Travers QC and Stephen Hockman QC, with an introduction by UKELA Waste Working Party Convenors.

This seminar will identify the key current issues which arise when prosecuting or defending criminal cases involving waste matters, in particular those under the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010.

Topics covered will include:-

  • The decision to take formal enforcement action and legal grounds of challenge
  • The existence of alternative civil sanctions for criminal offences and the extent to which these are available for offences contrary to the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010
  • Update on key substantive authorities concerning waste and criminal proceedings
  • Confiscation in a regulatory context and the issue of proportionality
  • Latest sentencing trends
  • Practical use of the definitive sentencing guideline

Venue: 6 Pump Court Chambers, Temple, London
Date: Wednesday 14th October 2015
Time: from 4pm to 6pm (tea and coffee available from 3.45pm) to be followed by a complimentary drinks reception.
Cost: No charge for UKELA members (booking required). Non-members £25.00 (second and subsequent bookings from your organisation charged at a reduced rate of £15.00 per person).

Contact: Bridget Tough bridgettough@6pumpcourt.co.uk 020 7797 8456 to book places or make enquiries.

A flyer for the seminar is available here.

This seminar is the second in a series of four seminars to be held during autumn/winter 2015. For details of the further seminars click here

The seminar will qualify for 2 CPD points.

We do hope you will be able to join us.