The OICSD held a small roundtable discussion entitled ‘A fine balance: India negotiating her own environmental legal path’ on Monday, 3rd April 2017 at Somerville College. The speakers were Prof Catherine Redgwell and Hemant Sahai. Mr Sahai is a leading Indian laywer, and founder of HSA Advocates, a Delhi-based firm which specialise in energy, infrastructure and environmental law. Prof Regdwell and Mr Sahai held a conversation which bridges theory and practice, which  spanned topics such as ‘How should the Indian legal system negotiate conflicting goals of development and the environment? What are the legal ramifications of major campaigns such as the Narmada dam? How can India navigate international and domestic law alongside her climate change commitments?’

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