Judicial review

R (oao Woolcock) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Secretary of State for Justice and the Welsh Ministers

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The court have handed down judgment in the case of R (oao Woolcock) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Secretary of State for Justice and the Welsh Ministers. Blake Morgan represented the Welsh Ministers in this judicial review challenge to the validity of the council tax enforcement system operated in England and Wales. More …

Are Interested Parties more at risk on costs?

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Following a recent decision by Mr Justice Blake, Interested Parties in judicial review proceedings may be concerned that the courts are more likely to make costs orders against them in the future where challenges fail. More …

Developing Equality?

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This briefing summarises challenges by way of judicial review relating to decision – making and policy formulation where the challenge has included an alleged failure by the public body to comply with its public sector equality duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010. More …