Regulation + Judicial Review

What we do

The twenty-first century is the era of accountability. Whether you are an NGO, a public authority or an individual working in a regulated profession, difficult decision-making and the maintenance of standards are subject to greater public scrutiny than ever before.

Broadway House Chambers has a proven track record in representing organisations and individuals in highly sensitive regulatory matters, as well as in judicial review applications. Drawing on their multi-disciplinary expertise and knowledge, our Regulation and Judicial Review practitioners provide a first-rate service that is tailored to each individual client’s needs.

Our barristers are instructed to represent clients in front of regulatory panels, including:

  • General Medical Council
  • Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • General Dental Council
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Teaching Agency
  • Ofsted internal appeals
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Bar Standards Board
  • Health and Social Care Chambers of the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals
  • Residential Property Tribunals

Our expertise

Team members frequently appear in the High Court on JR cases – several of which have progressed up the appellate system to become precedent-setting authorities – and some members have specialist training and experience in disputes involving the European Convention on Human Rights. Examples of important cases in which our barristers have appeared include:

    • R (Lock) v Leicester City Council [2012] EWHC 2058
    • CC of South Yorkshire v Information Commissioner [2011] EWHC 44
    • CC of Humberside Police v Information Commissioner [2009] EWCA Civ 1079
    • R (A) v South Yorkshire Police [2007] EWHC 126
    • R (Marper & S) v CC of South Yorkshire [2004]  UKHL 39

For further information about our Regulation and Judicial Review team members, or to enquire about availability, please contact our dedicated Civil Clerking Team.