In this session Mathew and Megan will give an overview of the key issues in prosecuting or defending judicial review proceedings, covering standing, error of fact vs law, grounds for review, materiality and relief. The discussion will be of assistance to practitioners who are new to judicial review and to more experienced lawyers looking for a refresher in the basics of judicial review.
Megan specialises in health law and professional disciplinary prosecution and defence. Within these areas she conducts judicial review proceedings in respect of a range of decision makers, including coroners, professional regulators and medical panels convened pursuant to the Wrongs Act 1958 (Vic).
Mathew practices in commercial, and administrative law. He appears in merits review matters at VCAT, the AAT, and the Mental Health Tribunal. He has extensive experience and expertise in judicial review, especially in relation to matters under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).