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Judicial Review 2015 - Online CPD

NZ $255.00
Francis Cooke QC  
Francis Cooke QC

Package includes:

Online CPD Module  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $205 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $255 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 120 minutes

Judicial review proceedings are a useful means of challenging decisions made by a range of public, private and voluntary organisations. If you operate in the public law area or advise decision-makers, this seminar offers you a practical approach to the principles and processes of judicial review.

You will cover

The fundamentals of judicial review
  • What judicial review is
  • How it fits into our constitutional framework
  • How those affected by decisions can use the judicial review process to their strategic advantage
  • Legal principles for lawful decision-making, in a nutshell what these really mean
    – illegality
    – unfairness
    – unreasonableness.
Promoting lawful decision-making/avoiding judicial review
  • Consulting effectively
  • Getting the paper work right
  • Your role as legal adviser
  • A “good process” model and checklist.
How to run and defend a judicial review action
  • Pleadings
  • Interim orders
  • Interlocutory matters
  • Evidence
  • The hearing.

Learning objectives

After completing this module
Practitioners in the Public sector will:
  • Know the requirements for valid decision-making.
  • Minimise the risk of successful review and limit time and resources in dealing with review litigation.
Practitioners in the Private sector will:
  • Learn the court's expectations on the decision-making process and find opportunities for influencing the process in your client’s favour.
  • Consider how best to achieve your client’s objective and learn how to run a judicial review proceeding.

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Electronic Booklet

Author: Francis Cooke QC
Published: 27 May 2015
Pages: 88
Electronic booklet can be downloaded from My CPD > My Online CPD after purchase.


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PowerPoint Presentation

These are the slides included in the presentation.
Number of Slides: 66

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