Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Dirty Brexit?

25 January 2019

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm

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The Energy Law Institute is delighted to announce that the third lecture of 2018/19's Friday Lecture Series will be given by Stephen Tromans QC, 39 Essex Chambers, who will present a talk on

Dirty Brexit? What are the prospects for the environment and clean energy in the UK after March 2019?

The talk will cover issues arising in environmental and energy law as a result of Brexit, and what safeguards may be put in place as part of the Environment Bill published in December.

Date: Friday 25 January 2019

Time: 12 - 1 pm

Location: Lecture Theatre, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3JB.

Please note this event is open only to Queen Mary students and representatives from members of the ELI.

Stephen Tromans QC, 39 Essex Chambers

Stephen Tromans QC is a leading practitioner of environmental and natural resources law in the UK, with a substantial practice in all forms of energy, water, waste, and major infrastructure. He is also the author of many important texts on the subjects of contaminated land, environmental assessment, and nuclear law.

Stephen’s career has been varied - from working as an academic at the University of Cambridge, he moved first to practicing as a solicitor, where he was named “Lawyers’ Lawyer” for environmental work by “Lawyer” magazine, and then to the Bar, taking silk in 2009. He has received consistent high ratings in environmental law, energy law and planning law, has been both environmental Junior and Silk of the year in the Chambers Bar Awards, and is one of the Chambers 100 top silks across all practice areas. He has also held a number of other positions, including Chair of the UK Environmental Law Association and director of the International Nuclear Law Association.