Amanda Weston of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law Team is co-author of the guide.
‘Judicial Review: A Practical Guide’ (third edition, Lexis Nexis) is newly published and now available to purchase. The guide goes through each step of the court process, from initial instructions to appeals and costs, and provides extensive case examples drawn from a broad range of claims. The guide also includes procedural checklists and a library of precedents.
The guide should be the first port of call in all matters concerning judicial review applications, whether in civil or criminal proceedings. This new edition has been significantly amended to take account of developments in law and practice, including:
- Changes introduced by the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015
- The new Administrative Court Judicial Review Guide 2017
- Development of the Unified Tribunal system with transfers of judicial reviews
- Increasing understanding of the impact of the Human Rights Act
- Limitations upon judicial review in the context of immigration
- Ongoing case-law developments
- Changes to Appeals (CPR Pt 52)
- Developments in costs and funding
The guide was written by Amanda Weston of Garden Court Chambers, Hugh Southey QC and Raj Desai of Matrix Chambers, , Jude Bunting of Doughty Street Chambers. The foreword has been written by Sir Adrian Fulford.
Amanda Weston is co-author of previous editions of ‘Judicial Review: A Practical Guide’. She has a broad judicial review claimant practice spanning 20 years and regularly undertakes leading work. Amanda specialises in challenges to government policy, particularly relating to community care, health, discrimination, prisons, citizenship and national security.