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:
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.