The Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) has appointed Pamela Castle as chairman of its board of trustees. Castle, formerly the head of environmental law at CMS Cameron McKenna, joined ELF on 1 March 2003. She replaces Stephen Hockman QC, leader of the south eastern circuit, who remains on the board of trustees. Castle, who is also co-chair of the London Sustainable Development Commission, has stood down as chair of the UK Environmental Law Association. She left Camerons in April 2001.