Fwd: Seventh Hart Judicial Review Conference - December 2013

Hart Publishing and the Editors of Judicial Review are pleased to invite you to the seventh annual Hart Judicial Review Conference:

Judicial Review – Law and Procedure


You will find below full details of the conference programme. The conference promises to be of extremely high quality, with a panel of speakers dedicated to analysing developments in Judicial Review in 2013. 


You will also find below a booking form which includes an early bird discount offer of 15% which runs until 30th September.


Please note that delegates to the conference will earn 6 CPD points. These are awarded by The Solicitors Regulation Authority, The Bar Standards Board, The Faculty of Advocates, The Council of the Bar of Northern Ireland and The Law Society of Northern Ireland.


"[T]he Hart JR conference is brilliantly organized and the speakers are the best. It is extremely relevant to my practice and is great value for money. The range of styles makes it very interesting... The formula works. The Chair is great."

Conleth Bradley S.C., Law Library Buildings, Dublin

"It is the second time I have attended the conference and its quality was excellent again this year. You seem to have a fairly winning formula..."
Chris Warburton, Wragge & Co



Date and place

Friday 13th December 2013
The Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT


Chairman: The Honourable Michael Beloff Q.C.


Speakers include:

·         Clive Coleman

·         Philip Coppel Q.C.

·         Shaheed Fatima

·         Michael Fordham Q.C.

·         Kris Gledhill

·         Richard Gordon Q.C.

·         James Maurici Q.C.

·         Jessica Simor Q.C.


Highlights of the day


·         Philip Coppel Q.C. on Disclosure

·         Michael Fordham Q.C. on Economic and Social Rights and the English Courts

·         Shaheed Fatima on The Increasing Importance of International Law in Judicial Review Cases



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8.45 Registration, Coffee and Tea


9.30 Chairman's WelcomeMichael Beloff Q.C.


9.45 The Leading Cases of 2013Richard Gordon Q.C.


10.35 Developments in Practice and Procedure 2013 James Maurici Q.C.


11.15 Refreshments


11.35 Disclosure – Philip Coppel Q.C.


12.20 Economic and Social Rights and the English Courts – Michael Fordham Q.C.


1.10 Lunch

14.00 Comparative Developments in Judicial Review Kris Gledhill


14.40 The Increasing Importance of International Law in Judicial Review Cases – Shaheed Fatima




15.45 Environmental Judicial Review – Jessica Simor Q.C.


16.25 An Interview with Clive Coleman


16.55 Questions and Closing Remarks from the Chair


17.00 END


All programme details subject to change.


You can find further information about our speakers and the day on the conference website:



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Booking Form for the Hart Judicial Review Conference

Friday 13th December 2013
The Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT


Delegate Fee: £365 + £73 VAT* = £438

Early Booking and ALBA Members Fee: £310.25 + £62.05 VAT* = £372.30

15% discount for bookings received before 30th September 2012.


These prices include the conference, the conference papers, refreshments on arrival, morning and afternoon tea and lunch.

Please note that a limited number of academic and student places are available - for further details contact Rachel Turner.

Group discounts are available for bookings of 4 or more – please contact Rachel Turner for further details.

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Booking Terms and Conditions

A VAT invoice will be issued upon receipt of your booking. Once submitted this booking form constitutes a firm booking which can only be cancelled in accordance with our cancellation policy set out below. Once we receive your booking form we will send you a booking acknowledgement. If you have not received this acknowledgment prior to the date of the conference, please contact us.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings may only be cancelled by registered letter, by fax to 01865 510710 or by email to rachel@hartpub.co.uk which we must receive no less than 10 working days before the date of the conference (i.e. 29th November 2013). We will then refund your delegate fee less an administration charge of £50 + VAT per cancelled delegate booking. Refunds for later cancellation are entirely at the discretion of Hart Publishing. We will not refund fees to delegates who have not cancelled and who, for whatever reason, do not attend the conference. We reserve the right to make changes to the conference programme, date, content, speakers and venue as necessary; or cancel the conference altogether, in which case we will refund in full any delegate fees paid.

Substitute Delegates

Substitute delegates can be accepted at any time, without charge. Please telephone Rachel Turner on 01865 517530 to let us know the name of the substitute delegate.


Data supplied will be used only for the purposes of organising and administering this conference and will not be used for other activities not connected to the conference. We will not sell or share the information provided with other organisations.


Please complete and return form to:

Rachel Turner, Hart Publishing Ltd, 16C Worcester Place, Oxford OX1 2JW
rachel@hartpub.co.uk; Tel: 01865 517530;   Fax: 01865 510710; Website: www.hartpub.co.uk



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