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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
  • 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.

Chair: Manjit Gill QC (No5 Chambers)

Presenters: Abid Mahmood (No5 Chambers), Alex Gask (Doughty Street Chambers), Becket Bedford (No5 Chambers), Caoilfhionn Gallagher (Doughty Street Chambers), Ian Brownhill (No5 Chambers), James Dixon (No5 Chamber), Mark Henderson (Doughty Street Chambers), S Chelvan (No5 Chambers), Victoria Hutton (No5 Chambers). More TBC

Solicitors and barristers earn 5.5 CPD / BSB

Time: 10.00 – 17.00

This event is presented in partnership with

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