Wasted Costs Orders - Judicial Reviews

Wasted Costs Orders - Judicial Reviews

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Course Overview

Part 3 of 4, this webinar considers the particular risks of wasted costs orders associated with immigration judicial reviews and how to ensure you are upholding best practices.

During this session, barrister Ben Amunwa will assist viewers:

·      Develop an understanding of which kinds of conduct in judicial review proceedings carry the highest risk of wasted costs orders

·      Identify 3 key cases with principles relevant to wasted costs orders in judicial review proceedings, and 2 important cases from the UT’s appellate jurisdiction

·      Understand how to avoid or minimise the risk of wasted costs orders in immigration judicial reviews

·      Be able to swiftly locate relevant principles regarding wasted costs orders in judicial review proceedings

·      Identify the types of scenario and procedural breaches likely to give rise to wasted costs orders and other adverse consequences

·      Develop understanding of professional duties to the Court or Tribunal and how to react to some common scenarios in judicial review proceedings

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Appreciate the tension between professional duties and instructions from lay client and how best to resolve certain issues to minimise or avoid risk
  • • Be familiar with the key cases that given guidance to lawyers on their professional standards in judicial review proceedings in the UT and Administrative Court

What is the target audience?

  • Immigration practitioners



About Instructor - Ben Amunwa

Called to the Bar in 2013, Ben enjoys a thriving practice in commercial, civil and public law. He also loves to train lawyers and non-lawyers in a variety of areas of law, putting to work his creative and presentation skills.

Ben runs a popular legal blog, called www.lawmostly.com, which aims to make the law accessible to a wider audience.

His advocacy is praised by Judges, opponents and clients. A member of 36 Civil, Ben is known for his exceptional client care and attention to detail in complex and urgent cases. Ben provides practical, cost-effective and punctual advice to a range of clients, including local authorities, professionals, businesses and individuals.

Before coming to the Bar, Ben spent over a decade in the charity sector supporting individuals in crisis. His experience of management and media enables him to perform calmly under pressure. Clients value his accessible manner and his ability to explain difficult areas of law.

Achievements include:

- representing a senior doctor in a race discrimination and harassment claim against an NHS Trust;

- securing a favourable settlement at mediation for a private client in a dispute over the construction of a multi-million pound house;

- successfully defending a teacher who faced regulatory prosecution for alleged professional misconduct over a period of 3 years;

- co-counsel in R (Medical Justice and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2016). As featured in The Guardian, the case challenged the government’s reliance on a restrictive definition of torture to justify immigration detention.

- successfully defending a local authority in a judicial review concerning duties to children in need - R (SC) v London Borough of Ealing [2016] EWHC 2765 (Admin) and representing in Court of Appeal proceedings.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    4 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Well presented, clear and informative
    3 years ago
  • Price
  • £ 60