The UK Environmental Law Association
) is a charity
registered in England
, founded in 1987 and dedicated to improving environmental law
in the United Kingdom; its implementation; understanding and awareness of the subject, and networking among lawyers and non-lawyers with an interest in the area.
UKELA, which uses the slogan, "Making the law work for a better environment
", organises conferences, lectures and seminars, and work with the UK Parliament
on changes to their area of the law. They also publish e-law
, a bi-monthly electronic journal for members, as well as various reports and consultation documents.
The organisation, which is run by a council of around 20 individuals including five members of the executive committee, also includes regional groups and working parties on specific aspects of environmental law, and a total of about 800 members.
Environmental Law Foundation