Judicial Review Masterclass

EM LawShare

EM Lawshare are delighted to offer this additional course in conjunction with Leicester City Council. The course has been organised and is hosted by the Council with the update delivered by Andrew Sharland of Counsel. Numbers will be limited and we expect this course to be popular, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

20 February 2018, 9.45am registration (10am start) – 12.30pm Leicester City Council, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Course overview

Speaker: Andrew Sharland

The session will be split into three broad topics:

Topic 1: Substantive JR Update

This will cover the following topics:

i) Procedural fairness/a right to a fair hearing
ii) Consultation
iii) Duty to give reasons
iv) Relevant and irrelevant considerations
v) Approach to policy and guidance
vi) Public sector equality duty
vii) Systemic challenges

Topic 2: Practice and Procedure Update

This will cover the following topics:

i) Limitation and extension of times
ii) “Rolling” judicial reviews
iii) New rules on Aarhus Convention claims
iv) Costs
v) Standing
vi) Interim relief

Topic 3: How to take and present decisions in a way that minimises the risk of public law challenge

Reflections on improving decision making.

Andrew Sharland, Barrister, 11 KBW

Andrew has a broad public law practice with a particular emphasis on the fields of human rights, education, health and community care law, local government, planning and professional discipline and regulatory law. He also regularly acts in information law, public procurement and employment matters. Andrew acts for individuals, charities, companies NGOs, central and local government bodies and foreign governments in domestic and European courts. Andrew is a member of the Attorney-General’s A Panel of counsel.
Andrew is a co-author of the leading practitioners’ textbook, Judicial Review: Principles and Procedure (OUP, 2013)
Andrew is also contributor to R McManus QC, Education and the Courts, P Coppel QC, Information Rights and Atkins Court Forms on Human Rights.

Please note, EM LawShare events are only open to existing members. Click here to learn more about becoming a member.

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