ICEL Environmental Law Conference 2017
5.5 CPD Points (Barristers) 5.5 General CPD Points (Solicitors)
The annual ICEL EPA Environmental Law conference will take place this year in the Royal Irish Academy on 26th October. The theme of this year's event is "Pollution, legal challenges in modern Ireland."
We have already confirmed some of the leading Irish and international speakers, including Prof Yvonne Scannell, Jarlath Fitzsimons SC, Alan Doyle, Dr Aine Ryall and Robert Bilott of Taft Stettinius & Hollister, Ohio. Robert is famous for exposing a decades-long chemical pollution. He is described by the New York Times as "DuPont's worst nightmare". For more details of Robert's cases against DuPont, see this article from the New York Times
The conference will start at 10am and finish at 4:30.
Confirmed speakers, topics and chairs
The Hon. Ms Justice Marie Baker - Chair
Robert Bilott, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Ohio - David v Goliath - Litigation and large scale industrial pollution - private enforcement and regulatory control
Prof Yvonne Scannell - Problems and perspectives - Liability for environmental pollution
Alison Fanagan, Consultant, A&L Goodbody - Case study – waste management enforcement in action: the Ferry case in Donegal
Jarlath Fitzsimons SC - Topic tbc
Dr Aine Ryall, Senior Lecturer, UCC - Topic tbc
Alan Doyle, Partner, Barry Doyle & Co Solicitors - Topic tbc
Aisling Kelly BL, EPA Fellow 2017 - A whiff of danger: The prosecution of air pollution crimes
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*Robert's biography is available here