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Category: Conference papers


  • photo for A Comparative Introduction to Tribunals and Public Law

    A Comparative Introduction to Tribunals and Public Law

    June 4 2013 | Conference papers | By Tim Baldwin

    This paper provides a brief introduction to the history and structure of tribunals in England and Wales and consideration of practical questions, such as: How are tribunals different from higher courts? What features are shared and what features differ, in practice? Where tribunals fit in the context of other public law remedies, and what public law issues apply across tribunal chambers?

  • photo for Judicial Review of age assessment decisions in the Upper Tribunal

    Judicial Review of age assessment decisions in the Upper Tribunal

    June 4 2013 | Conference papers | By Alison Pickup

    Transfer of judicial to the Upper Tribunal in immigration cases is currently limited by statute but, since late 2011, all 'fresh claim' judicial reviews have been transferred to the UT, and many judicial reviews of social services' age assessments are also transferred there. This paper looks at the procedure and practical implications of judicial reviews being considered in the Upper Tribunal (IAC) regarding age assessments.

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    Update on Welsh Constitutional Issues

    April 11 2013 | Conference papers | By Theodore Huckle QC, Counsel General to The Welsh Government

    The Government of Wales Act 2006 represents a landmark in Welsh history: formally separating the executive from the legislature in Wales, and providing a host of new powers for Welsh ministers and now, since the 2011 referendum, bringing broad primary legislative power to Wales for the first time in over 500 years.

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    Challenging new infrastructure

    April 8 2013 | Conference papers | By Richard Turney

    This paper takes a practical look at the procedures for consenting new infrastructure in Wales, through the Planning Act 2008 and the Hybrid Bill procedure, and consider the potential areas for challenge (including consultation, strategic environmental assessment and habitats issues) for those opposed to such infrastructure. Through recent case studies, the paper examines the tactics and procedure for such challenges.

  • photo for The Most Important Tribunal Cases of the Year

    The Most Important Tribunal Cases of the Year

    April 6 2013 | Conference papers | By Tim Buley

    This paper reviews the most important cases of the past year, and considers their impact on case law and implications for future appellants.Review of the most important cases of the past year, consideration of their impact on case law and implications for future appellants.

  • photo for Challenging Community Care Decisions after McDonald and KM

    Challenging Community Care Decisions after McDonald and KM

    October 15 2012 | Conference papers | By Stephen Broach and Stephen Cragg QC

    Issues and central principles arising out of both cases, including the assessment duty, the positive obligations owed to disabled people under Article 8 ECHR, the use of the Resource Allocation Schemes to calculate 'indicative budgets', and the duty to meet assessed needs where 'necessary'. The barristers, who between them acted for the claimants in both cases, discuss how the central principles of the cases can and should be applied in future challenges to community care decisions.