Public Law Project: Online Judicial Review Academy (15th – 18th March)

Public Law Project: Online Judicial Review Academy (15th – 18th March)


CategoryWebinars Archive Author Andrew Deakin, Steve Broach , Tom Tabori, Nicola Kohn, Rosie Eleanor Scott, Rachel Sullivan Date

Brought to you by Public Law Project (PLP), and presented in partnership with 39 Essex Chambers and DLA Piper, this is a complete course, run in short (1hour +) accessible sessions over 4 days (15 – 18 March) to provide lawyers and advisers, policy people and decision makers with an understanding of 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:

  • Judicial review: who it affects and what remedies can be offered
  • what can be challenged and by who
  • Differences between cases based on the Human Rights Act and other grounds
  • Claims by pressure and public interest groups
  • Third-party interventions and CCOs
  • Steps in a judicial review claim
  • Funding and costs
  • Public law quiz!

Plus a fully supervised case study at the end of the day, to help delegates revise and put to use practical  learning from the course.

Full schedule below

Monday 15 March:
9:00 – 10:15: Introductory Principles

George McLellan, DLA Piper
Rosie Scott, 39 Essex Chambers
16:00 – 17:15: Grounds for JR
Tom Tabori, 39 Essex Chambers
Tuesday 16 March:
10.15 – 11:30: Steps in a JR claim – from letter before claim to permission

Matthew Court, Public Law Project
16:00 – 17:30: Steps in a JR claim – from post-permission to final hearing, followed by JR Quiz
Nicola Kohn, 39 Essex Chambers
Sarah Burton and George McLellan, DLA Piper
Wednesday 17 March:
Chair: Steve Broach, 39 Essex Chambers
9:00 – 11:00: Funding a JR claim
Legal aid: Alastair Wallace, Community Law Partnerships
CCOs and third party interventions: Sarah Burton, DLA Piper
Settlements and costs: Rachel Sullivan, 39 Essex Chambers
16:00 – 17:30: Defending a JR
Jonathan Blunden, DLA Piper
Andrew Deakin, 39 Essex Chambers
Thursday 18 March:
9:00 – 10:30: Case study
Emma Vincent-Miller, Public Law Project
More speakers TBC

Visit PLP’s website HERE for more information and to book a place.


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