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Judicial Review Proceedings: a practitioner's guide
Jonathan Manning, Sarah Salmon and Robert Brown
Cover of Judicial Review Proceedings: a practitioner's guide
Third edition |  June 2013  | 976pp
ISBN: Pb 978 1 903307 79 3

Judicial Review Proceedings: a practitioner's guide is a comprehensive yet accessible and practical introduction to the law, practice and procedure of judicial review.

It covers the substantive grounds on which a claim can be brought, deals with specific areas of law where the decisions of public authorities are commonly challenged and provides a practical step by step guide to running a claim including guidance on funding, pre-application procedure, the hearing and a new chapter on the jurisdiction of the Upper Tribunal.

Reviews from previous edition:

'This is, without any reservation, an excellent book, a remarkably lucid guide to the dynamics of judicial review.' New Law Journal

'Those seeking an accessible introduction to the practice and principles of judicial review can do no better than to use this book as their first guide.' Civil Justice Quarterly

Contents include:

- Introduction to judicial review

- Sources of law

- Bodies amenable to judicial review

- Reviewable decisions

- Parties

- Remedies available in judicial review

- Grounds on which review may be sought

- Refusal of relief, invalidity and finality

- Areas of law: housing, education, social security, immigration and asylum, children, information, police powers and planning law

- Public funding

- Pre-application procedure

- Permission application

- Post-permission procedure

- The hearing

The main chapters are supplemented with extensive appendices including precedents, essential extracts from legislation and Civil Procedure Rules, practice directions, forms and guidance.

Judicial Review Proceedings: a practitioner's guide is both comprehensive and user friendly making it suitable as an introductory guide for non-specialist lawyers, advisers, public authorities, law students and claimants as well as a useful handbook for the experienced practitioner.

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Jonathan Manning was called to the Bar in 1989 and joined Arden Chambers as a founder member in 1993. He specialises in public law and human rights, local government and housing law. He is co-author of Local Government Constitutional and Administrative Law (2nd edn, 2008, Sweet & Maxwell), A Guide to the Greater London Authority (2000, Sweet & Maxwell), and Blackstone's Guide to the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (2004, OUP). He regularly lectures on judicial review.
Sarah Salmon is a barrister at Arden Chambers. After graduating from university, she obtained an LLM in Public Law at University College London focusing on administrative law, judicial review and human rights. Sarah practises in local government, housing and landlord and tenant law, with a particular emphasis on anti-social behaviour, education, and the public law aspects of housing law. Sarah is an assistant editor of the Encyclopaedia of Housing Law (Sweet & Maxwell) and has written for Journal of Housing Law, New Law Journal and Solicitors Journal.
Robert Brown was called to the Bar in 2008 after working in the civil service, local government and the charity sector. During that time he gained experience of bringing and defending judicial review claims. He joined Arden Chambers in 2010 and specialises in public law and housing. Robert is an editor of the Housing Law Reports and co-authored the Current Law annotations on the Localism Act 2011 and the Local Government Finance Act 2012.

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