Introduction to Judicial Review and Case Law Update


A practical guide to what you need to know and costs

This is a repeat in Birmingham

18 February 2015, 9.30am – 1.00pm, Bevan Brittan, Birmingham

Presented by Geldards and Sharpe Pritchard

Seminar Overview

This seminar aims to lead you through some of the important principles of and developments in Judicial Review procedure over the last year.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Illegality, irrationality, procedural unfairness, legitimate expectation
  • Quashing, prohibiting and mandatory orders, declarations, injunctions and damages
  • Protective Costs Orders & funding
  • The Planning Court and changes to the planning system and governing procedure
  • The problem of outsourcing of workers and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006
  • Latest developments in judicial review
  • Review of the top judicial review cases of the last year

Duration Half a day (3 CPD points) including lunch

Speaker Profiles:

Jonathan Butler, Partner, Geldards regularly acts for local authorities in judicial review and statutory appeals and is described by Legal 500 as one who “particularly impresses…”, one client remarking that he left “no stone unturned in protecting our position”.

Trevor Griffiths, Partner, Sharpe Pritchard is one of the country’s top-rated JR practitioners (ranked as a leading individual in administrative law and local government law in Chambers UK 2013 edition). Trevor has vast experience in judicial reviews and statutory appeals and regularly advises on appeals to the higher courts and on costs.

Andrew Hogan, Barrister, Ropewalk Chambers, Nottingham

Ranked in Chambers UK, Andrew Hogan represents various local authorities across the whole spectrum of local government litigation including judicial review and statutory reviews and appeals particularly in respect of legal challenges to development plans and planning permissions.

How to book

To book a place on this seminar please contact Julie Scheller on 0845 272 5701 or email julie.scheller@freeths.co.uk

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If you would like to send a list of registrants, please email Julie.Scheller@freeths.co.uk.