In brief: ELF stages first conference

Leigh Day & Co solicitor Charlie Hopkins, barrister Charles Pugh, and Environmental Law Foundation chair Martin Polden are among the speakers lined up to address the first conference of the ELF. The conference, to be held at London's National Council for Volunteer Organisations on 9 November, will provide a practical overview of environmental litigation and information on the latest legislation. For further information contact Alex Christians at ELF, Lincoln's Inn House, 42 Kingsway, London WC2B 6EX.