Public Law in 2024: Practical Insights and Trends

04 Jul 2024, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm




IDRC, 1 Paternoster Lane, St. Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ


From £75 + VAT

Join us for Public Law in 2024: Practical Insights and Trendsa one-day symposium bringing together the brightest minds to dive into the latest developments in public law.

A packed schedule of talks will take in topics including duty of candour and disclosure, remedies, practical tips for bringing and defending claims, consultation, remedies, costs, plus a comprehensive case law update, all delivered by Cornerstone’s leading public law team.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your practice, deepen your knowledge, or simply engage with like-minded individuals on important public law issues, this day promises to be an enriching experience.

Who’s this for?

The conference is aimed at all practitioners involved in public law and judicial review, whether bringing or defending claims.

Tickets and Pricing

Purchase your ticket before 20th May 2024 to secure the early bird rate. All tickets must be purchased via our Eventbrite page.

  • Early bird: £75 + VAT
  • Standard: £90 + VAT

If you have any queries about the conference, please feel free to contact our events team.

  • Programme
    • 11:30 – Refreshments

    • 12:00 – Cards Face Up: Candour and Disclosure in Judicial Review
      What does the duty of candour really require? How can the benefits and burdens be balanced? What scope is there for disclosure? Our speakers will discuss recent developments in the law relating to the duty of candour and disclosure and offer practical guidance for both claimants and defendants. With Ryan Kohli and India Flanagan.

    • 12:30 – Remedies Session 
      This informative session on remedies features one of Cornerstone’s rising stars, Jack Barber. Expect expert insights and analysis.

    • 13:00 – Lunch and coffee

    • 14:00 – Breakout session 2
      C. The Duty to consult: when does it arise and what does it entail? – Kuljit Bhogal KC, Andrew Lane and Rob Williams
      Disagreeing disagreeably: freedom of speech and public authorities – Sarah Salmon, Matt Lewin, Alex Williams

    • 14:45 – The bottom line in JR? Costs practice and procedure
      An in-depth look at costs in Judicial Review from recent rule changes, the latest cases and current trends and worked examples from practice, with Jack Parker and Ruchi Parekh.

    • 15:15 – Refreshments

    • 15:30 – Devolution in Reverse? Latest Developments in Constitutional Law
      The devolution settlements for Scotland and Wales are now a quarter of a century old. A series of recent decisions, however, appear to pull power back to Westminster. Sam Fowles has argued some of the leading devolution matters. He’ll review the new balance of power and ask what next for devolution.

    • 16:00 –  Panel Discussion: A Look Ahead
      Concluding conference, our illuminating panel discussion promises to be a thought-provoking journey into what the next year holds for public law, with our panel offering valuable insights and predictions. With James Findlay KC, Estelle Dehon KC, Kuljit Bhogal KC and Rob Williams plus guest.

    • 16:30 – Drinks reception

    Timings, speakers and content are subject to change