Judicial Review - Challenging Prison Service Decisions

Judicial Review - Challenging Prison Service Decisions

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Course Overview

Delivered by parole specialist Dean Kingham, this bite size webinar will provide viewers with an overview of the scope of judicial review and the grounds for judicial review, with particular reference to the basis on which a challenge can be made to the Administrative Court.

In addition, this course will consider procedural fairness in the prison service and the way in which challenges can and should be frames, including those which relate to human rights issues.

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:

    • Be familiar with the scope of judicial review
    • Be able to recognise areas / decisions which are ripe for challenge
    • Know the circumstances in which a challenge can be made to the Administrative Court and the process for doing so
    • Be mindful of the issues surrounding challenges concerning human rights issues

What is the target audience?

  • Prison law practitioners



About Instructor - Dean Kingham

Dean is Head of the Prison law, Crime and Public Law department at Swain Solicitors.

Having represented some of the most high profile prisoners in recent years, Dean was listed in the 2015 Legal 500 directory which described him as a ‘specialist in parole’. Dean is a current committee member for the Association of Prison Lawyers and sits on the Parole Board user group and Parole Standards Board.

In addition, Dean has assisted FASO (False Allegation Support Organisation), has close links with JENGBA (Joint Enterprise Not Guilty By Association) and is a member of Justice, the Law reform and human rights organisation.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Reference Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page