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Human Rights Act - Paul Bowen QC, Brick Court Chambers

Human Rights Act - Paul Bowen QC, Brick Court Chambers (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) Are the cases saying that the common law is the first and only port of call for Judicial Review because it achieves the same and has the same underlying principles as the Convention? To what extent are the courts reverting to the common law?

Duty to Consult - Richard Clayton QC, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square

Duty to Consult - Richard Clayton QC, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) Under the duty to consult, what does a decision-maker have to say to consultees about alternative options, with reference to the common law duty of procedural fairness? Do you start from scratch If your consultation is found to be unlawful? Is Moseley being distinguished out of existence?

Candour - Nusrat Zar, Herbert Smith Freehills

Candour - Nusrat Zar, Herbert Smith Freehills (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) Tactically, is lack of candour now the preferred line of challenge - overtaking substantive issues in Judicial Review?

Bank Mellat [2014] - Richard Gordon QC, Brick Court Chambers

Bank Mellat [2014] - Richard Gordon QC, Brick Court Chambers (Judicial Review, London, 03.03.16) How can you judge the difference between the standard of review and the intensity of review, with reference to Lord Sumption's four questions and the margin you give the primary decision-maker?

Variations - Steven Green, Irwin Mitchell

Variations - Steven Green, Irwin Mitchell (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) What can you do when you have overrun a CMO but not sought to review prospectively? How can you persuade the court to agree an amendment?

Proportionality - Richard Wilkinson, Temple Garden Chambers

Proportionality - Richard Wilkinson, Temple Garden Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) How can you argue proportionality at assessment so as to avert a problem (with examples of successes and failures, cases such as QPR, difficulties experienced and overcome and unexpected issues or arguments deployed)?

New Form Bill (notes) - Andrew Post QC, Hailsham Chambers

New Form Bill (notes) - Andrew Post QC, Hailsham Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) Is the new form bill of costs going to be simplified or made more flexible so it is not so unpopular? How is the pilot scheme working out particularly for assessments?

New Form Bill - Andrew Post QC, Hailsham Chambers

New Form Bill - Andrew Post QC, Hailsham Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) Is the new form bill of costs going to be simplified or made more flexible so it is not so unpopular? How is the pilot scheme working out particularly for assessments?

J Codes - Deborah Burke, Attain Legal Costs Management

J Codes - Deborah Burke, Attain Legal Costs Management (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) How are practitioners going to implement the J Codes and so analyse Bills of Costs, Statements of Costs and Precedent H Budgets? Can the cost of implementation be made acceptable to small firms?

Incurred Costs - David Marshall, Anthony Gold

Incurred Costs - David Marshall, Anthony Gold (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 02.03.16) How are the courts approaching incurred costs, i.e. commenting on them, assessing them or setting a global budget figure for any phase? How are incurred costs interacting with future costs at CCMC hearings?

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