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International Environmental Mass Litigation - Lessons for Europe

Event Details

Time: 17:00-19:30

Venue:British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP


This event will examine the phenomenon of collective redress and mass claims in the environmental sphere, from English, comparative and international law perspectives. Examples will be drawn from concrete cases in the UK and abroad to critically analyse the procedures for dealing with mass claims in this sphere.

The seminar will be followed by a drinks reception.



  • Stephen Fietta, Volterra Fietta
  • Dr Albert Ruda, Universitat de Girona, IECPL
  • Tim Smith, Managing Partner, Harden, Wells & Smith (Beijing, Shanghai, Stuttgart)
  • Gordon Wignall, Barrister, No5 Chambers


  • The Hon Mr Justice Dove

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With financial support from the Civil Justice Programme of the European Union

CPD points

This event is accredited for 2.5 CPD points.

Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £55
  • Full-time Academic - £35
  • Full-time Student - £20


  • Individual - £95
  • Full-time Academic - £60
  • Full-time Student - £35

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.


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