NB: Bookings remain open into next week during the training, but please note if you book after 12.00 noon Friday 23rd February we may not process your booking  by the next working day, and could take up to 24 hrs after that.  If you book late, you will still have access to all recordings. Thanks!
A complete online course, run in short (1hour +) sessions on Zoom, over 4 days (26-29 February). All sessions are recorded for delegates to access after the training concludes. This course is presented in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers.

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

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 a supervised case study at the end of the course, to help delegate put their learning to practical use.


Monday February 26th

Chair: Ilinca Tuvene, Public Law Project

10:00-11:00: Introduction to JR 

  • Ella Grodzinski, 39 Essex Chambers

14:00-15:30: Grounds for JR 

  • Nyasha Weinberg, 39 Essex Chambers

Tuesday February 27th 

11:00-12:30: Steps in a JR claim, part 1

  • Aoife O’Reilly, Public Law Project

14:00-15:30: Steps in a JR claim, part 2 + Quiz 

  • Chair: Niamh Grahame, Public Law Project
  • Adam Boukraa, 39 Essex Chambers

Wednesday February 28th

9:30-11:30: Funding 

Chair: Hannah Moxsom, Public Law Project
Legal aid

  • Emma Vincent Miller, Osbornes Law

CCOs and third-party interventions

  • Rachel Sullivan, 39 Essex Chambers

Settlements and costs

  • Rachel Sullivan, 39 Essex Chambers

14:00-15:00: Defending a JR 

  • Stephanie David and Gethin Thomas, 39 Essex Chambers

Thursday February 29th 

10:00-11:30: Case study

  • Christian Davies, 11KBW
  • Alice Stevens, Pro Bono Coordinator at the University of Law

Presented in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers.

26 February 2024 - 29 February 2024
12:00 am

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Price: £160.00
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