PLEASE NOTE: Bookings will remain open for this event during the course, until Weds 21st June, though bookings received after 12.00 on Friday 16th June may note be processed until PM the next working day.  So those booking late may not receive joining instructions until after the next available online session (see timetable below).  Recordings of sessions will still be available to late joiners for the whole event.

A complete online course, run in short (1hour +) sessions on Zoom, over 4 days (19 June – 22 June). All sessions are recorded for delegates to access after the training concludes.

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 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 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 19 June 

9:30 – 10:45: Introductory Principles 

  • Charles Bishop, Landmark Chambers 

14:00 – 15:15: Grounds for JR 

  • Tim Buley KC, Landmark Chambers 

Tuesday 20 June 

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

  • Rakesh Singh, PLP  

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

  • Chair: Niamh Grahame, Public Law Project
  • Galina Ward KC, Landmark Chambers  

Wednesday 21 June 

9:30 – 11:30: Funding a JR claim 

Chair: Ilinca Tuvene, Public Law Project

Legal aid 

  • Edward Cripwell, PLP 

CCOs & third-party interventions 

  • Miranda Butler, Landmark Chambers

Settlements and costs 

  • Alex Shattock and Sian McGibbon, Landmark Chambers  

14:00 – 15:30: Defending a JR 

  • Katharine Elliot, Landmark Chambers  

Thursday 22 June 

9:30 – 11:00: Case study 

  • Alice Stevens, PLP  
  • Joe Thomas, Landmark Chambers  

19 June 2023 - 22 June 2023
All Day

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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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