Q&A with Estelle Dehon: Mitigating damages
Estelle Dehon offers her thoughts on the Environment Bill, environmental justice and the need for more thorough guidance on emissions. Simon Wicks asks the questionsEstelle Dehon grew up in South Africa and studied law at Oxford University before being admitted to the English Bar in 2006. A specialist in planning, human rights, electoral and data law, she has als
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