Welcome to Radio PLP. Here you’ll find a schedule and links for upcoming online events and links to PLP media you may have missed such as presentations conferences. If you’d like to suggest a topic or appear as part of a Radio PLP why not get in touch? Please e-mail Amelie Godfrey. Some events are free, however PLP is a charity and we do rely on events income to support our work 🙂


ECF Trainings

Delivered by Katy Watts and Dr Emma Marshall, there will be one training on setting up ECF clinics (17 July) and one on applying for ECF in immigration cases (15 July).

10 Years of the Equality Act: Where we are now

An online programme of seminars and discussion exploring the impact of legal protections and asking: what limits the law in tackling systemic discrimination?

Programme includes:
Tackling Systemic Discrimination – A Public Health Approach: Challenging discriminatory allocation of resources : Protecting equality during a national crisis : Evidencing systemic discrimination : Algorithmic and data discrimination : Funding discrimination challenges : Gender recognition cases : The changing role of the Equality Act following the COVID-19 crisis

Please note the programme is still developing and more content will be added.

We are providing caption / STTR (Speech to Text Reporting) for the whole of the event to facilitate access.  A link to a separate feed for this will be sent out to all participants.  This is using the 1CapApp, which requires no special installation, it just runs in a browser window.


Listen again

You’ll find all our recent Zoominars published as audio with accompanying power points or notes in the audio section of our resources page here:https://publiclawproject.org.uk/resources-search/?fwp_categories=audio-files

Audio files

Case law update: Costs in Judicial Review

These are the resources from the ‘Where are we now? Case law update’ session from the Costs in Judicial Review seminar, With Paul Draycott and Martin Westgate QC.

Audio files

Costs for defendants: Costs in Judicial Review

Andrew Sharland and Joanne Clement, 11KBW  

Audio files

Costs in Judicial Review: Aarhus and costs in environmental judicial review

Nina Pindham’s, No 5 Chambers, Gillian Lobo, ClientEarth and Richard Buxton

Audio files

Remote Justice: Access to courts and tribunals during the pandemic

This is the audio recording of the webinar originally held on April 8th, 2020.

JR during COVID

This is the audio recording of the webinar originally held on June 18th, 2020.

Public law and welfare benefits during COVID

This is the audio recording of the webinar originally held on June 11th, 2020.

How to do JR Training Academy

PLP CLASSICS COLLECTION – From the audio Vault

Duty of candour and cooperation
Listen to Charlotte Kilroy QC, Doughty Street Chambers and Iain Steele, Blackstone Chambers give a talk on the duty of candour and cooperation at JR Trends and Forecasts 2019: Public law and technology.

Parliamentary vandalism and new human rights (2015)
Mike talks about the implications of repeal of the HRA and statutorily restricted rights; The strength and potential of the common law and international human rights obligations and the possibility of a rebalanced Constitution through the principle of legality and the rule of law

Judicial review: A healthcheck (2013)
Mike gives JR a healthcheck – looking at the body and brain of judicial review in an extended somatic metaphor. Note that the main auditorium of Herbert Smith Freehills has two very large striking portraits (approximately 8ft tall) of screaming faces , painted in harsh , disturbing blue. These are the pictures Mike refers to in the address.
The future of judicial review (2012)
Mike considers three levels of attainment in JR innovation , Bronze , Silver and Gold , in an extended metaphor with Olympic diving competitions its starting point. How far will you climb the ladder to succeed , and how elegantly will you dive and split the water?…