Public Law Toolkit for Charities and Voluntary Organisations: challenging and campaigning using public law

Has your organisation been adversely affected by the decisions of a public authority – be they commissioners of public services, Government policy makers, education bodies or local authorities issuing grants or permits? If so, your organisation may have a public law remedy.

Dates & Times

October 2, 2012 @ 12:00 am - October 3, 2012 @ 12:00 am

This course is aimed at non-lawyers from charities and voluntary organisations jointly run with NCVO. The seminar willbe followed by drinks and networking

Topics covered will include:

• The basics of public law / human rights law

• Challenging funding cuts

• The procurement process

• Using the Freedom of Information Act

• Using public law for campaigning purposes

• Judicial review / Tribunals / statutory appeals

• The interface with charities law / Charity

• The Public (Social Value) Act 2012

• Community Right to Challenge under the Localism Act