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A complete course, run in short (1hour +) sessions over 4 days (14-17 June) to provide lawyers and advisers, policy people and decision makers with an understanding of 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 full programme and speakers will be announced shortly, so please do check back for more details in due course.

Presented in partnership with Allen & Overy and Landmark Chambers.

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!

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.

For student bookers – please note that this course is intended for practitioners.

All sessions are recorded and will be circulated with delegates after the training concludes.

Full schedule below.


Monday 14 June

Chair: Maeve Hanna, Allen & Overy

9:00 – 10:15: Introductory Principles

Tim Buley QC, Landmark Chambers
Andrew Denny, Allen & Overy

16:00 – 17:15: Grounds for JR

Alistair Mills, Landmark Chambers
Fiona Scolding QC, Landmark Chambers


Tuesday 15 June:

10.15 – 11:30: Steps in a JR claim – from letter before claim to permission
Chair: Hannah Moxsom, Public Law Project

Oliver Carter,  Irwin Mitchell
Kim Ziya, Landmark Chambers

17:00 – 18:30: Steps in a JR claim – from post-permission to final hearing, followed by JR Quiz

Maeve Hanna, Allen & Overy
Katherine Olley, Landmark Chambers


Wednesday 16 June:

9:00 – 11:00: Funding a JR claim

Chair: Yaaser Vanderman, Landmark Chambers
Legal aid: Alastair Wallace
CCOs and third party interventions: Nicholas Grant and Yaaser Vanderman, Landmark Chambers
Settlements and costs: Sasha Blackmore and Leon Glenister, Landmark Chambers

16:00 – 17:30: Defending a JR

Julia Smyth, Landmark Chambers


Thursday 17 June:

9:00 – 10:30: Case study

Alex Goodman, Landmark Chambers
David Siesage, Allen & Overy
Emma Vincent Miller, Public Law Project


More speakers TBA.

For any enquiries, please email Amelie.

Please note that all bookings are manually processed by a member of the Events Department and so it may take 1-2 working days to receive confirmation.

14 June 2021 - 17 June 2021
12:00 am

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Price: £115.00
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Price: £85.00
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Price: £10.00
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