A complete course, run in short (1hour +) sessions over 4 days (28 November – 1 December). All sessions are recorded for delegates to access after the training concludes.

All bookings taken before this cut off time will be processed, but please note you may not receive a confirmation until later on Friday 25th November.  All links to Zoom meetings  / pack etc. will go out late Friday.

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

Presented in partnership with Garden Court Chambers and Herbert Smith Freehills.


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 practical use the learning from the course.

Please note there is a new price for advisers (i.e. those advising but not qualified as, or training to be, solicitors or barristers).
The discounted ticket is for charities / NGOs and trainees / pupils.

For student bookers
You are welcome to book a student ticket if in full time education and able to provide us with a .ac address, though please note that this course is intended for practitioners.

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

Full schedule below.

Monday 28 November

9:30 – 10:45: Introductory Principles

  • Tim Baldwin and Amanda Weston KC, Garden Court Chambers

14:00 – 15:15: Grounds for JR

  • Greg O’Ceallaigh and Maria Moodie, Garden Court Chambers

Tuesday 29 November

10:15 – 11:30: Steps in a JR claim – from letter before claim to permission

  • Rakesh Singh, Public Law Project

14:00 – 15:30: Steps in a JR claim – from post-permission to final hearing, followed by JR Quiz

  • Isaac Ricca-Richardson, Garden Court Chambers

Wednesday 30 November

9:30 – 11:30: Funding a JR claim

Legal aid

Victoria Pogge Von Strandmann, Simpson Millar

CCOs & third-party interventions

  • Ollie Persey, Garden Court Chambers

Settlements and costs

Stephanie Harrison KC and Matt Ahluwalia, Garden Court Chambers

14:00 – 15:30: Defending a JR

  • Jasveer Randhawa and James Wood, Herbert Smith Freehills

Thursday 1 December

9:30 – 11:00: Case study

  • Eva Doerr, Garden Court Chambers
  • Alice Stevens, Public Law Project

Please note that all bookings are processed manually by our Events Team.

Please allow 2-3 business days to receive confirmation.

For any ticket enquiries, please email the Events Team.

28 November 2022 - 1 December 2022
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Standard Ticket

Price: £160.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £160.00

Discounted Ticket

Price: £90.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £90.00

Advisers Ticket

Price: £50.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £50.00

Student Ticket

Price: £20.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £20.00

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