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This blog is maintained for information purposes only. It is not intended to be a source of legal advice and must not be relied upon as such. Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their individual authors, not of ELF.
  • 06 Feb 2020

    Destination: Net Zero – Airport expansion and climate change

    Gethin Thomas, barrister at 39 Essex chambers argues that the UK will miss it¹s climate change net ...

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  • 22 Jan 2020

    Recruiting for part time paralegal at ELF

    Contract Type – 6 month contract, part time/ 2 days a week, with one month probation period. Salar...

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  • 20 Dec 2019

    ELF Regional Airport Expansion Event at 39 Essex Chambers

    Held on 28th November at 39 Essex Chambers, our second community event welcomed community and profes...

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  • 20 Dec 2019

    Parish council v planning system: inspector dilutes sustainability plans

    In October 2019 ELF was approached by a number of residents and a Parish Council who had just had th...

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  • 20 Dec 2019

    South Downs National Park: public enquiry win for environmental group

    Dangstein Conservancy, operating in the newly created South Downs National Park, is a “grass-r...

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  • 21 Nov 2019

    Opportunity for law student working with Sussex Wildlife Trust

    ELF has been working with a number of regional Wildlife Trusts over the past few years.  We have ha...

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  • 21 Nov 2019

    Signs please

    Another example of this came in last month. ELF had an enquiry from a local resident experiencing on...

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  • 21 Nov 2019

    Access to justice Report FOE/RSPB – Worrying decline in access to environmental justice

    In 2010 ELF published a report on the barriers to access to environmental justice. The results were ...

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  • 21 Nov 2019

    What are “compelling reasons” for an Article 4 Direction?

    This month we were contacted by a volunteer Tree Warden for ancient and semi ancient woodland in Wil...

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  • 21 Nov 2019

    Successful Transforming Agriculture event at Exeter University on the 16th October 2019

    After an introduction from ELF’s Tom Brenan, participants heard from Peter Chamberlain of DCC’s ...

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