Environmental Health

Browne Jacobson, Nottingham

Thursday 20 November 2014, 9.30am – 1.00pm, Browne Jacobson, Nottingham

Regulatory controls in Food Safety and Environmental Protection for Environmental Health Officers

Presented by Browne Jacobson and Weightmans

Seminar Overview

Topics to be covered include:

  • Environmental Permitting
  • Statutory Nuisance
  • Food Hygiene
  • Caselaw Review

This course is intended to cover a series of food and environmental regulatory controls which are enforced by Environmental Health officers with particular relevance to them and their lawyers.

We will look at recent developments in policy, practice and caselaw.

We will consider a case study relating to odour emitted from a facility subject to an environmental permit.

Duration Half a day (3 CPD points) including lunch

Speaker Profiles:

Richard Barlow is Head of Public Sector at Browne Jacobson and lead client partner for EM LawShare. He is a recognised specialist in environmental law with over 20 years experience. Richard acts for Environmental Health teams in relation to complex regulation and enforcement.

Gill Hulme qualified as an EHO in 1993 and she qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and worked with Herbert Smith as a Senior Associate in Environmental and Health and Safety, returned to local authority as an EHO (Food Safety) and has recently joined Weightmans specialising in environment and health and safety. Gill has acted as an expert witness in statutory nuisance proceedings so she has seen these issues from both sides of the fence.



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