Resources

Category: Conference papers


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    Introduction to Judicial Review

    July 12 2012 | Conference papers | By Lisa Richardson

    This paper and presentation provide an overview of the basic principles of public law, and the processes and procedures involved in challenging public body decisions.

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    Public Law Reform: An Update on Social Care

    July 12 2012 | Conference papers | By Frances Patterson QC

    This paper proves an overview of the government's promise to reform the adult social care law, following the Law Commission's published proposals for reform of legislation governing care and support for older and disabled people, those with mental health problems and carers. It also analyses the government's response to the Law Commission's recommendations and consideration of the future reform of the law.

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    Judicial Review and Welfare Benefits

    July 12 2012 | Conference papers | By Desmond Rutledge

    An analysis of the issue of judicial review and welfare benefits, covering the following topics: social welfare decisions that are amenable to judicial review; delay, financial hardship and interim payments; benefit problems linked to immigration status; the enforcement of overpayments as debts.

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    Prison Law Update 2012

    July 4 2012 | Conference papers | By Pete Weatherby QC

    The author provides the latest developments in public law arising from the prison law sphere, including a look at recent case law and emerging trends.

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    The Issue of Venue for Administrative Court Claims

    April 4 2012 | Conference papers | By David Gardner

    This paper explores Practice Direction 54D of the Civil Procedure Rules and the emerging jurisprudence on when it is appropriate for Administrative Court claims to be lodged in the Administrative Court Office in Wales. This paper also provides a guide for practitioners across Wales, as well as in England, on obtaining an Administrative Court hearing as locally as possible.

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    Funding Public Law Challenges

    April 4 2012 | Conference papers | By Louise Whitfeld and Tim Buley

    This presentation looks at the Legal Aid reforms and the options open to both individuals and organisations seeking to use the Administrative Court - including Protective Costs Orders (PCOs), Conditional Fee Agreement (CFAs), third party funding and the importance of the Bhata judgement for costs recovery in the wake of a public body conceding before hearing.