Training: How to do Judicial Review

How to do Judicial Review

Location: Manchester

Address: Coal Store Conference Room,
People's History Museum,
Left Bank,
Spinningfields
Manchester M3 3ER
(It's just a couple of mins from original venue, Garden Court North Chambers, right next door to the Civil Justice Centr

Start date: February 12 2015

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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.

THE 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

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

Supervised case studies at the end of the day will help delegates revise and put to use practical use the learning from the course.

The course is accredited with 6 CPD / BSB points.

The course runs from 10.00am – 5.30pm
Fees: Standard fee: £118.80 (£99 + VAT) per delegate; Discounted fee £90 (£75 + VAT) charities, voluntary sector, academics, students, trainee solicitors, pupils. 50% off third delegate when 3 book from the same organisation at the same time.
Fees include all course materials, refreshments and a light lunch.

Trainers on the day include:

Chair
Alex Offer (Garden Court North Chambers)

Trainers
Mathieu Culverhouse (Irwin Mitchell)
Jared Ficklin, Ben McCormack, Lucy Mair, Rory O'Ryan, Tom Royston, Matthew Stanbury and Gary Willock (Garden Court North Chambers)

This course is presented in association with Garden Court North Chambers and Irwin Mitchell
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