Publisher:Legal Action Group
Page count:160
Making lawful decisions
FormatBundle (print + eBook)
Description: Making lawful decisions
NOTE: Publishes September 2024
Making Lawful Decisions: a guide for decision-makers on acting within the law provides decision-makers in both the public and private sectors with clear guidance on the requirements of lawful decision-making. From the initial preparatory stages, through any hearing and producing the decision, to remedies where decisions are made unlawfully, the book is a practical guide that provides a quick and simple reference point to the law for decision-makers of every kind.
This is the only handbook targeted at decision-makers themselves, as opposed to legal advisors.
Contents include:
Making a decision
Complying with the Equality Act 2010
Complying with the Human Rights Act 1998
Key features:
Structured around the key stages of decision-making processes.
Written in clear and accessible language.
Covers key controversial legal issues, including the public sector equality duty and human rights obligations.
Allows decision-makers to understand the key requirements of lawful decision-making without taking costly legal advice.
Accessible to decision-makers who are not legally trained.
Who is this book for?
Decision-makers in both the public and private sectors. Non-legally qualified members of ‘panels’ in a wide range of fields including: education, special educational needs, regulation and professional discipline, community care and healthcare funding and licensing.
Individuals and organisations who are interested in challenging the lawfulness of decisions, or in ensuring that a decision-making process they are involved in follows a lawful process as it unfolds.
Those providing advice to members of the public, such as pro bono clinics and helplines and Citizens Advice Bureaux.
The authors and contributors are all barristers at leading chambers with extensive experience in challenging and defending the lawfulness of decisions. It includes a Foreword from Lord Justice Singh, an eminent Court of Appeal Judge, who reflects on the key elements of lawful decision-making.

About the author

Description: Steve Broach - author
Steve Broach KC is a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers in London.
Description: Victoria Butler-Cole AUTHOR
Victoria specialises in health and social care at 39 Essex Chambers. Her work includes public law, community care, Court of Protection, medical...