“The UK Hinkley Point Nuclear Project: ­ Is it a Good Deal?”


The Energy & Natural Resources Law Institute at Queen Mary University London is organising an event on the topic of the Hinkley Point Nuclear Project, in coordination with The Spark! Contest, our latest member.

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London, requests the pleasure of your company at its energy law seminar in Paris on: “The UK Hinkley Point C Nuclear Project – Is it a Good Deal?”.

This seminar will present for debate a range of views from lawyers and industry. Panellists will discuss the new UK Hinkley Point C Nuclear Project and discuss whether it is a good deal from a range of perspectives: the EU, the UK, France, EDF; and the French, UK and EU public. It will challenge existing views and highlight legal and policy issues in relation to nuclear energy in the EU and also general EU energy policy.

Chair: Nicholas Morris, Expert Technical Engineer for ASSYSTEM and Co-founder & President of The Spark! Contest 

Speakers include the following, with more to be confirmed:

  • Professor Raphael J. Heffron, Jean Monnet Professor at theEnergy & Natural Resources Law Institute, Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London
  • Roland Tricot from the EU Commission Legal Service

Date: Wednesday 9 November 2016
Time: 19h00 (The seminar will be preceded by a drinks reception, starting at 18h30)
Location: 9-11 rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris

RSVP: 6 November 2016 to anna.gray@qmul.ac.uk or please register online here (Limited spaces available, please RSVP to reserve a place. Note that there is no fee to attend)

About the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute (ENRLI)

The ENRLI provides a focus for the development of energy and natural resources law, the training of energy lawyers through its specialist LLMs in Energy and Natural Resources Law programmes in Paris and London, and the promotion of a broader understanding of this important sector. James Dallas, Executive Director of the Institute, said “Our aim is to provide a first class student experience; with world class teaching and a broad curriculum, anchored in the real world of the sector”. We offer the student lectures by both academics and practitioners. Our teaching philosophy is “to blend academic and practitioner rigour”. Consequently, the student will learn how to apply the academic knowledge to real-world problems. We work with the leading international law firms, energy companies and energy consultancies to facilitate this approach.