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Category: Conference papers


  • photo for Using Judicial Review in Immigration Cases

    Using Judicial Review in Immigration Cases

    August 14 2014 | Conference papers | By Lucy Mair and Sarah Daley

    This presentation and related materials cover the use of judicial review in immigration cases, including:

    • The implications of the transfer of most immigration judicial reviews to the Upper Tribunal

    • The increasing use of judicial review as the only remedy in cases where clients have no right of appeal

    • The use of strategic judicial review litigation to challenge the new interpretation of and validity of the new immigration rules post 9 July 2012 (including in relation to Article 8)

    • Major changes in the field which will be wrought when the Immigration Act 2014 comes fully into force

  • photo for Pre-Permission Costs: Reducing the risk of non-payment

    Pre-Permission Costs: Reducing the risk of non-payment

    August 14 2014 | Conference papers | By Karen Ashton and Anne McMurdie

    This paper and related presentation examines the anticipated impact of the new regulations which remove entitlement to payment by legal aid for costs in judicial review where either the case ends prior to permission being granted or permission is refused.

  • photo for Obtaining exceptional funding under LASPO - is it worth applying?

    Obtaining exceptional funding under LASPO - is it worth applying?

    August 14 2014 | Conference papers | By Carol Storer and Tom Royston

    Exceptional funding will only be available to people whose human rights or European Union rights



    would be breached if they did not have legal aid. The Government intends this to be a high threshold and envisages that only a small number of cases will get exceptional funding. This paper and workshop notes examines when your case may be eligible for exceptional funding, and what you need to show to obtain it.

  • photo for Ombudsman remedies: creative hybrid or curates egg?

    Ombudsman remedies: creative hybrid or curates egg?

    May 12 2014 | Conference papers | By John Halford and Caroline Robinson

    All the public sector Ombudsmen have a power to make recommendations as to how the injustice arising out of any maladministration they identify may be remedied. This paper and appendix discusses what remedies an Ombudsman complaint can secure and how to make effective us of the schemes.

  • photo for Learning the lessons from the cutting edge: The Mau Mau case

    Learning the lessons from the cutting edge: The Mau Mau case

    May 12 2014 | Conference papers | By Daniel Leader

    The Mau Mau case made legal history in 2013 when the British Government compensated and issued an apology to 5,000 Kenyans who had been tortured whilst detained by the British colony prior to independence in 1963. This paper outlines the factual and legal issues which arose in the course of the litigation.

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    Damages in Judicial Review The Commercial Context

    May 9 2014 | Conference papers | By Charles Brasted

    This article highlights the possible effect of the introduction of a damages remedy on commercial entities, both as would-be claimants and as potential defendants (or interested parties), and on public authorities engaged in the commercial sector.