Pay to access recordings:  If you missed this event you can pay to access the recordings at 75% of the advertised rate for live access. Please e-mail to arrange this.

We are keeping bookings open until 1pm Weds 20th March for late bookers.  As per below recordings will be available following week.

Practical, bite-size seminars online over three days covering costs and funding in judicial review.  All sessions are recorded and available ASAP after the live event for delegates.  The event is presented in partnership with Garden Court Chambers.

Who should attend?

Solicitors, trainees and paralegals, some advisers (if relevant) , and anyone tasked with legal strategy in an organisation with a public law contract, or an NGO / charity using the law for the benefit of their clients.

As a delegate you’ll receive:

  • A detailed how-to guide on applying for legal aid for judicial review
  • An understanding of how and when to challenge LAA funding refusals refusals
  • A thorough discussion of the different costs issues in JR, crowd funding and litigation funding.
  • A horizon-scanning discussion on current and future issues in legal aid and relevant recent research.

Full programme:

Tuesday 19th March

10:00-11:00: How to obtain legal aid funding for judicial review

  • Matthew Court, Public Law Project
  • Tabatha Pinto, Deighton Pierce Glynn

14:00-15:00: Challenging Legal Aid Agency (LAA) funding refusals for judicial review 

  • Tim Baldwin, Garden Court Chambers
  • Eleanor Mitchell, Matrix Chambers
  • Basmah Sahib, Bindmans
  • Kushal Sood, LawStop 

Wednesday 20th March 

10:00-11:30 Costs in Judicial review 

  • Chair: Carla Clarke, Public Law Project
  • Peter Mant, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Ollie Persey, Garden Court Chambers
  • Jennifer Twite, Garden Court Chambers

Thursday 21st March 

10:00-11:00 Crowdfunding and litigation funding for a judicial review 

  • Jeremy Bloom, Duncan Lewis
  • Dr Sam Guy, University of Sheffield
  • Phil Geraghty, CrowdJustice

14:00-15:00: Current & future issues in legal aid 

  • Matthew Ahluwalia, Garden Court Chambers
  • Dr Jo Hynes, Public Law Project
  • Rohini Jana, Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG)


This training is provided in partnership in Garden Court Chambers.

If you have any queries about the programme, or would like to apply for a ticket but have minimal training budgets, please email Amelie Godfrey.

19 March 2024 - 21 March 2024
12:00 am

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Standard Ticket

Price: £160.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £160.00

Discounted Ticket

Price: £99.00
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Total: £99.00

Advisers Ticket

Price: £50.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £50.00

Student Ticket

Price: £20.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £20.00

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