A complete course, run in short (1hour +) sessions over 4 days (21-24 March),All sessions are recorded and will be circulated with delegates ASAP after each session.   All sessions are recorded and will be circulated with delegates after the training concludes.

Who should attend:

  • Junior and trainee lawyers, advisers, advocates and anyone likely to be involved in judicial review claims.
  • 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 DLA Piper and 39 Essex 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.

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

Full schedule below.

Monday 21 March

Chair: TBC

9:30 – 10:45: Introductory Principles

George McLellan, DLA Piper

15:00 – 16:15: Grounds for JR

Sarah Burton, DLA Piper

Tuesday 22 March

Chair: Hannah Moxsom, PLP

10.15 – 11:30: Steps in a JR claim – from letter before claim to permission

Fred Allen, Kingsley Napley

George McLellan, DLA Piper

15:00 – 16:30: Steps in a JR claim – from post-permission to final hearing, followed by JR Quiz

Sarah Burton, DLA Piper


Wednesday 23 March

9:30 – 11:30: Funding a JR claim

Chair: Jonathan Blunden, DLA Piper

Legal aid: TBC

CCOs & third-party interventions: TBC

Settlements and costs: Sarah Crowe, DLA Piper

15:00 – 16:30: Defending a JR

Sarah Crowe, DLA Piper


Thursday 24 March

9:30 – 11:00: Case study

Alice Stevens, PLP


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.

21 March 2022 - 24 March 2022
All Day

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Standard Ticket

Price: £115.00
VAT: £23.00
Total: £138.00

Discounted Ticket

Price: £85.00
VAT: £17.00
Total: £102.00

Student Ticket

Price: £10.00
VAT: £2.00
Total: £12.00

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Discounted Ticket £102.00
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