Friday 12 February 2021

Join us for a half day seminar looking at the Agriculture Act 2020 and the Environment Bill.

This event is jointly hosted by the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) and the Agricultural Law Association (ALA).

We have expert speakers presenting who will consider the key issues, both for environmental law and agricultural law practitioners. It is an event not to be missed!


9.10 – 9.15am: Chair’s Welcome – Alex Carson-Taylor, Chair, Agricultural Law Association

9.15 – 9.35am: Keynote address – Guy Horsington, Deputy Director, DEFRA Environment Strategy

9.40 – 10.20am: Session 1 – Agriculture Act & Agriculture Transition Plan, key messages for environment lawyers: Mike Holland, Secretary & Adviser, ALA

10.20 – 11am: Session 2 – Environment Bill Update, key messages for agriculture lawyers: Begonia Filgueira, Partner, Acuity Law and Co-chair UKELA Governance and Devolution Group

11-11.15am: BREAK

11.15 – 1pm: Session 3 – Panel discussion on the interaction between agricultural and environmental law with Q&A

Chair: David Baldock, Senior Fellow, Agriculture & Land Management Programme, Institute for European Environmental Policy


Kath Dalmeny (CEO, Sustain)

Begonia Filgueira (UKELA)

Mike Holland (ALA)

Peter Kellett (Head of Legal, Environment Agency)

Dr Diane Mitchell (Chief Environment Adviser, National Farmers Union)

1pm: Close

The seminar will be presented over Zoom Webinar. Details on how to join will be sent once your paid booking is received. We look forward to welcoming you.

Tickets: UKELA/ALA members – £20; Non-members – £40; Students/unwaged – limited free tickets

To book your place, please visit the UKELA website at Half Day Conference on Agriculture and the Environment ( and follow the steps. Registration takes just a couple of minutes and will enable you to book and pay via our website.

Time : 9am to 1pm

Cost : ALA/UKELA Members £20; Non-Members £40; students free of charge

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