Environmental Law and Brexit: Implications and Actions
This course outlines the new architecture for environmental law after Brexit, taking account of the uncertainties that lie ahead. Whatever happens the new legislation and policies lay down markers for the future which will profoundly affect not only UK environmental law but also act as a guide for other countries (including the EU) as they continue to evolve their environmental legal systems.
This course is intermediate level designed for lawyers and other professionals who have some knowledge of environmental law and need to understand its likely evolution over the coming months and years in order to advise their clients.
The course will include:
Introduction: EU law and the effect of Brexit in the different scenarios
Environmental principles: their role in EU and UK law pre-Brexit
The role of environmental principles after Brexit
The new approach: the status of EU environmental law after Brexit Day and in future
Governance: replacing the EU regulators
Specific regime changes, including REACH, EUETS and waste