Events

15/06/2017 - 12p-4pm

The Business Case for Sustainability

Legal Sustainability Alliance and The Planet MarkTM in collaboration with Leeds Law Society Present The Business Case for Sustainability A FREE participative workshop for law firms to encourage organisations to develop sustainable working practices and manage their carbon footprint Read more


09/06/2017 - 12pm-4pm

The Business Case for Sustainability

Legal Sustainability Alliance and The Planet MarkTM in collaboration with The Bristol Law Society Present The Business Case for Sustainability A FREE participative workshop for law firms to encourage organisations to develop sustainable working practices and manage their carbon footprint Read more


02/05/2017 - 12.30pm - 6 pm

Green Dragons Den

Wates Smartspace are running a special LSA Green Dragons Den style event on 2 May from 12.30pm to 6pm, hosted by Slaughter and May. This is a free event aimed at supporting law firms to identify potential market ready sustainable innovations to improve the energy performance of their buildings and reduce operating costs with a payback of less than 3 years. Read more


21/03/2017 - 4pm-4.45pm

Natural Capital Partners Webinar

As the role of forests becomes increasingly important in storing carbon emissions and delivering the ecosystem services that we all depend on, pioneering projects are critical to meet commitments to reduce deforestation. For forest communities, trees are often worth more cut down than they are standing, but on the International Day of Forests join us to hear from sustainable development expert, Todd Lemons, on his work in Indonesia to protect forests from palm oil conversion through carbon finance and community enterprises. Read more




09/02/2017 - 9am for 9.30am

Legal Liability for Climate Change

As business steels itself to deal with seismic changes in the world’s climate, what is legally expected of directors is becoming more stringent. The Paris Climate talks in December 2015 confirmed what we already knew – that more serious action is required from the corporate world in future. Business leaders must understand how to respond to this cultural, regulatory and economic shift – which means legal and financial experts must collaborate to elucidate the law and give the right information to business leaders. Read more



19/01/2017 - 4pm-5pm GMT

Becoming Carbon Neutral

[Note: Natural Capital Partners webinar] Increasingly climate-leading companies are setting and achieving stretching climate targets including becoming carbon neutral. Join Natural Capital Partners to hear three companies talk about their journeys to carbon neutrality and how it is driving value for their business. Read more


23/11/2016 - 6-9pm

LSA Student Debating Competition – Birmingham Heat

To celebrate the Tree Charter 2017 campaign the LSA has joined forces with the Woodland Trust to launch a brand new debating competition for law students and undergraduates. Each heat will be hosted by a leading law firm and judged by senior partners, with a final at the London office of global law firm Linklaters. As well as amazing networking opportunities, the competition offers the chance to compete for a cash prize to be awarded at special lunch with the partners from the LSA executive firms - the top 15 international law firms in the UK. Read more


26/09/2016 - 9.00am for 9.30am start

Brexit: What does it mean for the environment?

Brexit will have a significant impact on the UK's environment and climate change obligations, with the decision to leave the European Union creating significant uncertainty for voters, policy-makers and businesses. Castle Debates in collaboration with Society for the Environment is holding an extended special Brexit Debate once the dust has started to settle and Parliament is back from summer recess. Leading experts will consider key questions relating to EU and UK laws and public policy to assess the implications for environmental and climate protection. Read more


06/07/2016 - 8.30am–10.30am

Brexit – Implications for Environmental Policy

Join this Aldersgate Group event and a panel of political, business and civil society leaders to discuss the environmental implications of the Brexit referendum, what should be the UK’s key priority areas of engagement with the EU in the negotiation process, what should be its main environmental priorities going forward and how the UK can best go about growing its low carbon economy in this new context. Read more


01/07/2016 - 03/07/2016

UKELA 2016 Conference: From Global to Local

UKELA 2016 Annual Conference: From Global to Local The 2016 UKELA conference to be held in Brighton 1-3 July focuses on how international environmental law affects UK practice in energy, infrastructure, nature conservation, planning, marine and regulation. Read more


13/06/2016 - 6pm for 6.30pm

Conversation with David Rivkin, IBA President

David W Rivkin, President of the International Bar Association, will be "in conversation" with the LSA at an evening reception hosted by LSA executive firm member Taylor Wessing on 13 June. Read more