Bookings have closed as we have reached capacity for this event.
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 this event is for

  • Junior and trainee lawyers, advisers, advocates and anyone likely to be involved in judicial review claims, especially those representing or advising marginalised groups
  • 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

As delegates you will

  • Understand who JR affects and what remedies can be offered
  • Learn the differences between cases based on human rights and other grounds
  • Hear from experienced lawyers about the practical steps in a JR claim
  • Receive overviews on funding, costs and interventions
  • Work through a detailed case study in groups
  • Be given a detailed delegate pack to accompany, including sample forms, claim letters and other essential information

Delivery and ticketing

The course is in person at Allen and Overy’s offices in Central London. The ticket includes refreshments and a buffet lunch.  We now supply electronic delegate packs only, so please do bring a charged device. We will supply a printed pack ONLY if you have a specific, justifiable need and give our team sufficient notice of at least 7 days prior to the event.

Please note: The student allocation for this event is now sold out.


The programme is presented in partnership with Allen and Overy and Landmark Chambers

9:30 – 9.45 arrival and refreshments
9.45 – 10:45 Introductory Principles

  • Andrew Denny, Allen and Overy
  • David Lock QC, Landmark Chambers

10.45 – 11.30 Grounds for JR

  • Ben Fullbrook, Landmark Chambers
  • Tim Buley QC, Landmark Chambers

11.30 break

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

  • Rakesh Singh, Public Law Project

12.30 lunch

13:15 – 14.15 Steps in a JR claim – from post-permission to final hearing, followed by JR Quiz

  • Charles Bishop, Landmark Chambers
  • Maeve Hanna, Allen and Overy

14.15 Funding and Legal aid

  • Victoria Pogge von Strandmann, Simpson Millar

14.45 break

15.00 CCOs & third-party interventions

  • Miranda Butler, Landmark Chambers
  • Richard Drabble QC, Landmark Chambers

15.30 Settlements and costs

  • Alex Shattock, Landmark Chambers
  • Hafsah Masood, Landmark Chambers

16.00 short break
16.10 – 17.30 Case study

  • Julia Smyth, Landmark Chambers
  • Jon Turnbull, Allen and Overy

Wednesday 15 June 


Defending a judicial review claim

This session will be an accompanying, online seminar held live and recorded for delegates to view at their leisure.

  • Carine Patry QC, Landmark Chambers



14 June 2022
All Day

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One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

Standard Ticket

Price: £115.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £115.00

Discounted Ticket

Price: £85.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £85.00

Student Ticket

Price: £10.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £10.00

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