Booking details

With occasional exceptions, ALA events are open to all professionals with an interest in the subject. A restricted event will be indicated as such in the Calendar of Events. If you would like to attend any unrestricted ALA event, please e-mail us at or telephone 07885 643341. CPD hours are available at all ALA events unless stated.

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 – Speaker invited

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

ALA Starter for Ten – England & Wales 2021
Tuesday 23 February 2021 - Thursday 25 February 2021

Starter for Ten – England & Wales

ALA’s training course, Starter for Ten, gives a basic introduction for trainees and the newly qualified in those elements of the law which are relevant to rural business advice.

Land law and tenancies are covered as are the new agricultural policies and legislation as they apply to England and Wales.

Tax and trusts are dealt with insofar as they affect farming and rural businesses and the course also deals with relevant litigation aspects.

The 2021 Starter for Ten will be held on 23 to 25 February 2021

As a consequence of the ongoing Covid-19 issues, the 2021 course will be HELD ONLINE ONLY utilising a fully interactive video platform provided by the conference team at The University of Warwick.

Please note that it is a requirement of the course that those attending are full members of the Association.  To join please go to

There is a limit of 50 places.

Please CLICK HERE to download a copy of the course Prospectus and Enrolment Form.

If you have any queries, please contact Mike Holland at