Skip navigation

Public Lecture: The Right Hon Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill, CVO

Northumbria University

-

The Right Hon Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill, CVO, Justice of The Supreme Court

Environmental Law in a Global Society

Refreshments will be available from 4.45pm

Synopsis

Lord Carnwath will survey some recent environmental case law from senior courts across the world, drawing out key themes in the way judges are tackling the challenges raised by litigation in this area. He will also explore how the legislative, executive and judicial branches in different countries have responded to international developments.

About the Speaker

After studying law at Trinity College, Cambridge, Lord Carnwath was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1968 and took silk in 1985. He served as Attorney General to the Prince of Wales from 1988 to 1994.  He practised mainly in planning and environmental law

He was a judge of the Chancery Division from 1994 to 2002, during which time (1998 to 2002) he was also Chairman of the Law Commission. Lord Carnwath was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2002.  He has been a Justice of the Supreme Court since 2012.

Between 2007 and 2012 he was Senior President of Tribunals and led the planning and implementation of the reforms of the tribunal system following the Leggatt report.  He is a member of the UNEP International Advisory Council on Environmental Justice and Honorary President of the UK Environmental Law Association.

To book a space, please complete the form below or email nu.events@northumbria.ac.uk

Event Details

Northumbria University
Room CCE 002, Business & Law Building
City Campus East
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 2SW


-


a sign in front of a crowd
+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

a person sitting at a table
+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

Professor Mike Lim undertaking research in Canada’s Inuit Nunangat. Image credit Weronika Murray
Black-necked spitting cobra
Dr Mark Goddard.
Professor Matthew Johnson has been involved in research which has modelled the impact a Universal Basic Income could have on poverty and inequality.
Northumbria University has launched a new report that sets out its social impact and identifies where it is spreading opportunity to those who need it most.  The Social Mobility Impact Report has been developed in partnership with former Education Secretary Rt Hon Justine Greening.
MFA student Celia Burbush, MFA co-Programme Leader Gavin Butt and Deputy Head of Arts, Steve Gilroy, are pictured outside the new look Gallery North.
Minister for Science, Research and Innovation opens £2m investment in region’s Engineering and Environment students
REF 2021

Back to top