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.

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
  • Using the freedom of Information Act in public law
  • Third-party interventions in test cases
  • Alternatives to judicial review
  • Initiating a claim for judicial review and steps in a judicial review claim
  • Initial advice and preparation
  • Funding
  • Pre-Action protocol
  • Preparing to issue
  • Public law quiz!

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.

The course is delivered with the support of Herbert Smith Freehills and Brick Court.

Unfortunately, student tickets for this event have now sold out.

For any ticket enquiries, please email Amelie Godfrey.

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket £118.80
Discounted Ticket
For charity/NGO workers
£90.00



20 November 2019
9:30 am - 5:45 pm

Exchange House, Primrose Street
London
EC2A 2HS

Standard Ticket

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

Discounted Ticket

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

Student Ticket

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