An intensive one-day, in-person course covering the basics of judicial review from introductory principles and grounds, to the practical steps in a JR claim, funding, costs, interventions and finishing with an interactive case study.

Who should attend

  • Junior and trainee lawyers, advisers, advocates and anyone likely to be involved in judicial review claims, or increase their understanding of JR to help their clients.
  • Anyone responsible for legal policy in NGOs or Government, or those tasked with Government decision making.
  • Those working in campaigning organisations with a legal strategy and
  • Those representing and advising marginalised groups in society

The course includes

  • Judicial Review: who it affects and what remedies can be offered
  • What can be challenged and by who
  • Differences between cases based on the Human Rights Act and other grounds
  • Claims by pressure and public interest groups
  • Third-party interventions and CCOs
  • Steps in a judicial review claim
  • Funding and costs
  • Public law quiz!
  • Supervised case studies to help revise and put to practical use the learning from the course.

Ticketing

Please see ticket section for more information about the ticket types. Sorry, due to lack of capacity we are not offering student tickets for this seminar.

  • Standard ticket: £165 –
    For practitioners in private practice, and those working for a governmental or regulatory body.
  • Discounted ticket: £95 –
    For charities, NGOs, trainee lawyers, academics, and those working in the charity or voluntary sector
  • Advisers ticket: £65 –
    For those who are advising but not qualified as, or training to be, solicitors or barristers.

Book soon as capacity is limited for this in-person event!

Delegate pack

We provide an electronic delegate pack with extensive reference papers and notes, commonly used forms etc. If you wish to access the material on the day, please bring a device with which to do so. There are some charging points around the conference space, but these are limited, so please do bring a fully charged device if you can. If you require a printed pack for accessibility reasons, please email events@publiclawproject.org.uk to request one (as we have a very limited run of packs you must give a good reason).

Joining instructions will be sent via email the business day immediately preceding the conference/training course.

PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS  (more info to come)

09:30-09:45: Arrival and refreshments

    • Morning chair: Shu Shin Luh, Doughty Street Chambers

09:45-10:45: Introductory Principles

    • Alice Irving, Doughty Street Chambers
    • Shanthi Sivakumaran, Doughty Street Chambers

10:45-11:15: Grounds for JR

    • Catherine Meredith, Doughty Street Chambers

11.15-11.30: Break

11:30-12:30: Steps in a JR claim – from letter before claim to permission

    • Victoria Pogge Von Strandmann, Simpson Millar

12:30-13:15: Lunch

13:15-14:15: Steps in a JR claim – from post-permission to final hearing & Quiz

    • Antonia Benfield, Doughty Street Chambers
    • Leonie Hirst, Doughty Street Chambers

14:15-14:45: Funding & Legal Aid

14:45-15:00: Break

    • Afternoon chair: Ilinca Tuvene, Public Law Project

15:00-15:30: CCOs & third-party interventions

    • Rea Murray, Doughty Street Chambers

15:30-16:00: Settlement and costs

    • Donnchadh Greene, Doughty Street Chambers

16:00-16:10: Break

16:10-17:30: Case study on Asylum accommodation challenge

    • Mike Spencer, Doughty Street Chambers
    • Adam Straw KC, Doughty Street Chambers
    • Alice Stevens, The University of Law
    • Aoife O’Reilly, Public Law Project

Defending a JR, Thursday 6 June, 10:00-11:00  (online webinar on Zoom)

* This session will be recorded, and the recording will be share with all attendees of the training afterward*

    • Malcolm Birdling, Brick Court Chambers

 

Presented in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers


5 June 2024
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Book now

54 Doughty Street
London
WC1N 2LS

Standard Ticket

Price: £165.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £165.00

Discounted Ticket

Price: £95.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £95.00

Advisers Ticket

Price: £65.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £65.00

Book a place

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket
For practitioners in private practice, and those working for a governmental or regulatory body.
£165.00
Discounted Ticket
For charities, NGOs, trainee lawyers, academics, and those working in the charity or voluntary sector.
£95.00
Advisers Ticket
For those who are advising but not qualified as, or training to be, solicitors or barristers.
£65.00

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