Landmark Chambers is co-sponsoring (with Tughans) a UKELA seminar in Northern Ireland on “Unmasking the significance of waste law”.
The event is being held at Belfast Stranmillis University College on 12 October 2010 – click here for further details.
Amongst the speakers is David Elvin QC of Landmark Chambers who is speaking on “Recent developments in EU waste law”.
The other Speakers and topics are :
- John McMillen, Chief Executive NI Environment Agency – Waste law and regulation: the regulators’ perspective
- Andrew Ryan, Tughans – Proposals for a Waste Bill and other developments in Northern Ireland waste law
- John Quinn, Chief Executive of ARC21 – Waste law and regulation: the Waste Management Group’s perspective
- James Orr, Director, Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland – Waste law and regulation: the NGO perspective
The event is being chaired by Professor Sharon Turner, Queen’s University Belfast
Last year Landmark was involved in cases in Northern Ireland both before the Planning Commission and the Higher Courts. David Elvin QC was involved in extensive advisory work on planning, environmental and human rights issues in Northern Ireland recently acting for Land Securities with Scott Lyness in the Inquiry at Banbridge into Tesco proposals for a Format 100 store. Tim Mould QC acted for the Northern Ireland Department of Environment in the same inquiry. He is currently acting for the Department of Environment in its response to the High Court challenge to the refusal for planning permission for that scheme. He has previously undertaken advocacy and advisory work on planning matters in Northern Ireland.