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Energy and Climate Change Law Institute

Friday Lecture Series

The Thursday Lecture series is open to all our students, members and alumni. The lectures explore the current major issues related to Energy and Climate Change Law and draw on the expertise from subject matter experts. Previous speakers include:

  • Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer - The Role of Insurance in the Energy Transition
  • Professor Paul Deemer - Model Joint Operating Agreements in the Energy
  • Mark Christie - Maintaining a Reliable and Affordable Power Grid
  • Professor Diana Cerini and Dr Theodora A Christou - Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability: A Winning Combination?
  • A Discussion on Climate Change in Commercial Practice
  • The Energy Transition and Legal Challenges
  • PoS - Academic Guidance Public International Law and Environmental Law LLM
  • Graham Vinter, Matthew Saunders, Dr Chi Kong Chyong and Antony Froggatt - The implications of the Ukraine war on the Energy Sector
  • Sudhanshu Swaroop QC - International Law and Climate Change
  • Sudhanshu Swaroop QC - International Law and Climate Change: the Implications for Companies
  • Justice Lord Faulks QC - The Power of Judges
  • Simon Tysoe (Latham & Watkins) - Upstreaming granting instruments – post covid considerations
  • Stéphane Brabant (Herbert Smith Freehills) - Africa Energy Projects: Role of business and lawyers in respect of HRs as the “S” of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
  • Professor Stephen Tromans QC, 39 Essex Chambers - International Nuclear Law
  • Charlie Kronick, Greenpeace - The Future of the Oil Industry has already been written - the only question is will it be managed decline or precipitous collapse? 
  • Stephen Tromans QC, 39 Essex Chambers - Dirty Brexit? What are the prospects for the environment and clean energy in the UK after March 2019?
  • Doran Doeh - Russia: Rule of Law or Legal Nihilism?
  • Rachel Jacobson, WilmerHale - Greenhouse Gases: The Changing U.S. Regulatory Climate
  • Keith Vincent: Legal Adviser, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - The interplay of planning and environmental concerns
  • Sam Boileau, Consultant, Dentons - Polluter Pays – Or does it? Is the law making the polluter pay?
  • Dr Ece Gursoy, Former Chief Legal Officer at Lightsource Renewable Energy Holdings Limited - Acquisitions of Renewable Energy Projects: How the renewable energy SPAs differ from the traditional M&A projects
  • The Hon Mr Justice Fraser - Specialist trials in oil and gas disputes: the challenge and how the specialist courts in London approach this
  • Rob McNabb Partner, Eversheds Sutherland - The future of renewables in the UK
  • Donny Ching, General Counsel of Royal Dutch Shell - More Energy with Less C02: Advising your future clients about the energy transition
  • Rupert Steele OBE, Regulation Director, ScottishPower - Energy Regulation
  • Matthew Bell, Chief Executive Committee of Climate Change - Addressing Climate Change - UK Approach
  • Francesca Manchi, Political Officer, Representation of the European Commission in the UK. - EU Energy Policy in Historic context: impact on Current Priorities
  • Jack Balagia Jr, General Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation - Internal investigations in an Era of Increasing Regulation
  • Tom Whitehouse, Founder and Chairman, London Environmental Investment Forum (LEIF) - Regulation as a spur to technology innovation in natural resources?
  • Guido Santi, General Counsel, EDF Energy - Delivering Large Electricity Infrastructures - Legal Aspects - The Case of Hinkley Point
  • Graham Vinter, General Counsel, BG Group PLC - An Introduction to LNG
  • Rupert Bondy, Group General Counsel - BP Recent Challenges faced by BP

A Toolbox for the Effective Implementation of Climate Law, with Nigel Pleming KC

On 18 April 2024, 12 PM - 1 PM we are delighted to welcome Nigel Pleming KC, who will present on A Toolbox for the Effective Implementation of Climate Law  Climate Law. The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has produced a toolbox for all those involved in climate change litigation. The tool box is part of a research project that analyses and compares best practices from 17 jurisdictions and provides recommendations to relevant stakeholders in order to facilitate continuous improvement in the implementation of climate change law, and speedier and more effective climate change litigation.

A Toolbox for the Effective Implementation of Climate Law Tickets, Thu 18 Apr 2024 at 12:00 | Eventbrite

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