How to do Judicial Review

Date: Thursday 26 November 2015

Time: 10.00am – 5.30pm

Location: 53-54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers

Speakers: Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Graeme L. Hall, Jesse Nicholls, Martha Spurrier, Martin Westgate QC, Paul Harris SC

CPD: 6

Fee: Standard fee: £118.80 (£99 + VAT) per delegate; Discounted fee £90 (£75 + VAT) charities, voluntary sector, academics, students

A complete, one day course to provide lawyers and advisers, policy people and decision makers with an understanding of public law principles and how they operate in bringing and defending judicial review claims.  The course is also relevant to those working in campaigning organisations with a legal strategy and those representing and advising marginalised groups in society.

THE COURSE INCLUDES

Public law: who it affects, which decisions can be challenged, what remedies can be offered

  • What kinds of decision can be challenged using Judicial Review?
  • Public law wrongs
  • Public bodies and public functions
  • Differences between cases based on the Human Rights Act and other grounds
  • Illegality and fairness
  • Claims by pressure and public interest groups
  • Update on developing case law
  • Using the freedom of Information Act in public law
  • Third-party interventions in test cases
  • Judicial review remedies
  • Alternatives to judicial review

Initiating a claim for judicial review

  • Initial advice and preparation
  • Funding
  • Pre-Action protocol
  • Preparing to issue
  • Steps in proceedings
  • The final hearing and beyond

Supervised case studies at the end of the day will help delegates revise and put to use practical use the learning from the course.

To book your place please see here.

FEES

Standard fee: £118.80 (£99 + VAT) per delegate.

Discounted fee £90 (£75 + VAT) charities, voluntary sector, academics, students, trainee solicitors, pupils. 50% off third delegate when 3 book from the same organisation at the same time.
Fees include all course materials, refreshments and a light lunch.

TRAINERS

Ravi Low Beer, The Public Law Project & Graeme Hall, Paul Harris, Caoilfhionn Gallagher, Jesse Nicholls,  Martha Spurrier, Martin Westgate QC all at Doughty Street Chambers.

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