Advanced Judicial Review

Advanced Judicial Review


4 Jul, 2023 - 6 Jul, 2023    
All day

Event Type

Presented in partnership with Public Law Project.

Full programme

Tuesday 4 July
9.30 – 11.00

The why and how of third party Interventions in judicial review
Third party interventions offer a unique opportunity for organisations to influence the outcome of judicial review.  This session will look at preparation, procedure, decision making, and the difference between interveners and interested parties in a JR.

  • Chair: Alice Stevens, Public Law Project
  • Bijan Hoshi, Public Law Project
  • Anneli Howard KC, Monckton Chambers
  • Abigail Hamer, Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
  • Pierre Makhlouf, Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID)

14.00 – 15.30
Urgent judicial review
Lawyers are often (and quite naturally) nervous about out of hours applications and urgent JR. This session will look at practical aspects across immigration, homelessness and housing, and applying for urgent interim relief.

  • Chair: Rakesh Singh, Public Law Project
  • Alan Bates, Monckton Chambers
  • Bahar Ata, Duncan Lewis

Wednesday 5th July
10.30 – 12.00
An update on procedure and practice: Disclosure, standing and the impact of the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022.
This session looks at caselaw and policy developments relevant to JR practice, including in disclosure and standing, the ouster clause affecting Cart JRs, and the effect and use of prospective only quashing orders, both brought in by the Judicial Review and Courts Act.

  • Chair: Gabriel Tan
  • Khatija Hafesji, Monckton Chambers
  • Jed Pennington, Wilsons LLP

15.00 – 16.30
Appealing to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)

This session looks at practicalities, preparation, representation and standing in an appeal to The European Court of Human Rights.

Thursday 6 July
9.30 – 11.00

Systemic legal challenges
This seminar looks at judicial review claims challenging ‘unfairness inherent in the system itself’ that may give rise to an unacceptable risk of procedural unfairness (or similar cases).  Our panelists will discuss the threshold for proving systemic claims, relevant legislation (such as The Human Rights Act, PSED), how to evidence such claims, and at current judicial approaches to policy challenges of a similar nature.

  • Chair: Carla Clarke, Public Law Project
  • Ben Amunwa, 36 Bedford Row
  • Matthew Court, Public Law Project
  • Conor McCarthy, Monckton Chambers
  • Karolina Rychlicka, Just for Kids Law

14.00 – 15.30
Costs in Judicial Review
This session will look at a number of costs related issues, including; maximizing appropriate and efficient costs recovery in judicial review claims, costs budgeting in ‘heavy’ judicial review claims,  and a look at litigation funding from Law for Change, who financially support cases for the public good.

  • Chair: Azeem Suterwalla, Monckton Chambers
  • Unkha Banda, Deighton Pierce Glynn
  • Anthony Whittaker, Whittaker’s Legal Costs
  • Stephen Kinsella OBE, Law for Change’

For more information and to book your place please click here.

The course is delivered over Zoom, with webinars early morning and mid-afternoon to allow time for your work and other commitments.  All seminars are recorded for delegates to access after the event.