Judicial Review of Common Fisheries Policy Implementation

Harrison Grant have been instructed by a client to bring a Judicial Review against DEFRA and their implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy.  The claim is that, following last year’s radical reform of the CFP, DEFRA should change the system of fish quota allocation to take into account the environment and sustainability. The case has received significant press coverage including http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/greenpeace-comes-to-the-aid-of-britains-small-fishing-vessels-10000864.html