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.

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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

Plus supervised case studies at the end of the day, to help delegates revise and put to use practical use the learning from the course.

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • Barristers from 39 Essex Chambers
  • Solicitors from Public Law Project

Presented with the support of 39 Essex Chambers

Book a place

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket
Private practice and public bodies
£118.80
Discounted Ticket
Charities, voluntary or community sector, students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers:
£90.00



7 March 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

81 Chancery Lane
London
WC2A 1DD

Standard Ticket

Price: £99.00
VAT: £19.80
Total: £118.80

Discounted Ticket

Price: £75.00
VAT: £15.00
Total: £90.00

Student

Price: £10.00
VAT: £2.00
Total: £12.00
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