Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Workshop; Legal Challenges Faced by Coastal and Fishing Communities, Brexit and the New British Fisheries Policy (Tuesday, 8th June 2021)


Legal Challenges Faced by Coastal and Fishing Communities, Brexit and the New British Fisheries Policy (Tuesday, 8th June 2021)

This workshop aims to bring together leading fisheries experts from academia, industry and policy to share their expertise, views and experience on the challenges that Brexit and the consequences for the United Kingdom in leaving the Common Fisheries Policy. How can we support and provide legal certainty to British and European fishing and coastal communities regarding the legal challenges posed by the UK’s new fisheries policy?

The goal of the workshop is to share and discuss ideas and emerging findings, share feedback on best practices, discuss legal issues and establish a dialogue between stakeholders and policymakers. A programme will be published online shortly before the workshop.

Register to join in with the meeting here - The workshop is open to all with an interest in fisheries and Brexit.

The “Legal challenges faced by coastal and fishing communities and the new British Fisheries Policy” is led by Dr Jonatan Echebarria Fernández of City Law School (Principal Investigator), Dr Tafsir Matin Johansson of World Maritime University (Senior Expert Consultant) and Mr Mitchell Lennan of the University of Strathclyde (Impact Assistant). The project is funded by the City Law School Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF).

The outcome of the workshop will lead to the publication of the “Fisheries in a Post-Brexit World – Economic, Legal and Policy Implications for the UK and the EU” monograph by Routledge. World leading experts from Academia, the fishing industry, and international organisations have confirmed their participation.

The following speakers have confirmed their participation:

1.Gerard van Balsfoort (European Union Fisheries Alliance / EUFA, Europêche) 
2.Catherine Barnard (University of Cambridge) 
3.Andrew Serdy (University of Southampton) 
4.Mercedes Rosello (Leeds Beckett University) 
5.Miguel Núñez Sánchez (Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda) 
6.Richard Barnes (University of Lincoln) 
7.Elizabeth Bourke (National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations) 
8.Seán Marriott (University of Lincoln) 
9.Rod Cappell (Poseidon Aquatic Resource Management) 
10.Ciarán O’Driscoll (European Movement Ireland) 11.Jimmy Buchan (Scottish Seafood Association)

The two panels will be chaired by Elaine Fahey (City Law School) and Jason Chuah (City Law School).

You can find and download the full programme here [PDF].

Please note that the workshop will be recorded.

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