A complete, one day course to provide lawyers and advisers, policy people and decision makers with an understanding of public law principles and how they operate in bringing and defending judicial review claims. The course is also relevant to those working in campaigning organisations with a legal strategy and those representing and advising marginalised groups in society.

Course includes:

Public law: who it affects, which decisions can be challenged, what remedies can be offered

  • What kinds of decision can be challenged using Judicial Review?
  • Public law wrongs
  • Public bodies and public functions
  • Differences between cases based on the Human Rights Act and other grounds
  • Illegality and fairness
  • Claims by pressure and public interest groups
  • Update on developing case law
  • Using the freedom of Information Act in public law
  • Third-party interventions in test cases
  • Judicial review remedies
  • Alternatives to judicial review [/collapse]

Initiating a claim for judicial review

  • Initial advice and preparation
  • Funding
  • Pre-Action protocol
  • Preparing to issue
  • Steps in proceedings
  • The final hearing and beyond [/collapse]

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.

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • Barristers from Garden Court
  • Solicitors from Public Law Project
  • Solicitors from Baites Wells and Braithwaite

Presented with the support of Bates Wells Braithwaite and Garden Court Chambers

When three delegates or more book from the same organisation at the same time, there is a 15% discount.  Use the code 3ORMORE at the payment screen. Please note that this discount is only available if you use the code.

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28 March 2018
9:30 am

150 Caledonian Road
N1 9RD

Standard Ticket

Price: £99.00
VAT: £19.80
Total: £118.80

Discounted Ticket

Price: £75.00
VAT: £15.00
Total: £90.00
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