Supperstone, Goudie and Walker on Judicial Review

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Sixth edition, June 2017 (incorporating the First Supplement to the 6th Edn, August 2019)

This title provides an authoritative and comprehensive text on the entire law of judicial review. Fully updated, the sixth edition provides a thorough, detailed analysis of this complex area of law from a team of judicial review experts. It contains an essential account of relevant cases plus examples of the application of the general principles, covering the law of judicial review in a number of areas, including local government, town and country planning, immigration and housing and social security. In addition, the sixth edition:

  • covers the effect of the Supreme Court’s decision in Moseley on the content of the duty to consult;

  • tackles the latest developments on the Brexit litigation;

  • includes valuable commentary on the new procedural rules effective since 2015; and

  • incorporates the new restrictions on remedies imposed by the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015.

  • Chapter 1 Introduction – Professor Helen Fenwick, University of Durham

    Chapter 2 Judicial Review: The historical background – Gavin Drewry, Royal Holloway

    Chapter 3 Judicial Review: Its prominence and scope – Jude Bunting, Doughty Street Chambers

    Chapter 4 The Human rights Act and Judicial Review - Philip Engelman and Rachel Barrett, Cloisters

    Chapter 5 The Ambit of Judicial Review – Vivienne Sedgeley, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers

    Chapter 6 Illegality: the problem of jurisdiction – Tom Cross, 11 Kings Bench Walk

    Chapter 7 Discretion and Duty: the Limits of Legality – Azeem Suterwalla, Monckton Chambers and Katherine O'Byrne, Doughty Street Chambers

    Chapter 8 Unreasonableness – Graeme Hall, Doughty Street Chambers

    Chapter 9 Proportionality – Aaron Baker, University of Durham

    Chapter 10 Procedural Rules and Consultation – Christopher Knight, 11 Kings Bench Walk

    Chapter 11 Natural Justice and Fairness: the Audi Alteram Partem Rule - Rupert Beloff MA (Oxon), LLB, barrister, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square and Kings Chambers specialising in public, commercial, media and sports law. Mr Beloff is a member of Gray’s Inn

    Chapter 12 Bias - Interest and Favour – James Goudie QC, 11 Kings Bench Walk

    Chapter 13 Other Grounds of Review – Alex Gask, Doughty Street Chambers

    Chapter 14 Crown Proceedings – Jonathan Swift QC, 11 Kings Bench Walk

    Chapter 15 European Union Law – Hugh Mercer, Essex Court Chambers

    Chapter 16 Remedies: Mandatory, Prohibiting & Quashing Orders – Dilpreet Dhanoa, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers

    Chapter 17 Declarations, Injunctions and Money and Restitutionary remedies – Martin Westgate, Doughty Street Chambers

    Chapter 18 Restrictions on the Availability of Judicial Review – Timothy Pitt-Payne, 11 Kings Bench Walk

    Chapter 19 Procedure: the Early Stages - Toby Fisher, Tim Buley, Landmark chambers

    Chapter 20 Procedure: Hearings and Appeals – Vivienne Sedgely,, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers

    Chapter 21 Devolution - Prof Gordon Anthony, Queen’s University Belfast, His Hon Clive Lewis, Sir David Lloyd Jones, The Law Commission, Chris Himsworth, Edinburgh University

    Chapter 22 Judicial Review in Scotland – Chris Himsworth, Edinburgh University

    The Supplement content is integrated into the online title commentary and covers:

  • The ‘Brexit’ position at the time of writing, including: developments subsequent to the government’s notification in 2017 of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU, including the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018; the effect of the 2018 Act, which provides for the repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 (as well as a number of related Acts, including the European Union Act 2011) on ‘exit day.’;

  • The important decision of the Supreme Court decision in R (Gallaher Group Ltd and others) v Competition and Markets Authority on the issue of equal treatment;

  • Chapter 19, dealing with the early stages of procedure, discusses the recent changes to the traditional approach to disclosure which mean that it has become more flexible and less prescriptive;

  • Chapter 21 on Devolution has been revised to take account of a range of developments.