Identifying Strategic Cases and Preparing for Judicial Review

Next date: Wednesday 10 August 2022 10:00am
Advice NI

Advice NI

Cost: See costs above
In increasing areas of the social security system rights of appeal have been diluted or removed or indeed decisions have become discretionary or “determinations”, and other barriers have been placed in the way of entitlement which may require legal action or strategic casework to fix.
  • This practical two-hour awareness raising course will help advisers understand the importance of case building in this area and will focus on;

    • What is judicial review and what can it do?
    • What can pre action letters achieve and how to draft them
    • How to identify and navigate strategic cases
    • Who to refer onwards to or obtain guidance from when you spot a suitable case
    • The link to social policy cases
  • Who Should Attend

    This course is designed for advisers and others working with clients in the area of social security. It is best suited to those who have already obtained a foundation knowledge of Social Security

  • Pre-Learning Requirements

    No pre-learning requirements

  • Accreditation


  • CPD

    This course is worth 2 CPD points under the Northern Ireland Advice Quality Standard

  • Professional Framework

    This is a CPD course refreshing knowledge in the area of judicial review It links to a range of National Occupational Standards for Legal Advisers including:

    • SFJDA7 - Prepare cases for representation in formal proceedings
    • SFJDA4 - Represent clients in formal proceedings
    • SFJIA5 - Research legal information and advice using electronic sources
  • Fees

    Advice NI Members - £30

    Community/Voluntary Rate - £40

    Private - £55

  • Wed 10 August

    Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM BST


    Presented by Ryan Fitzsimmons, Advice NI Training

    • £55.00
    • Voluntary/Community rate £40.00
    • Member Rate: £30.00


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