Unincorporated Associations have capacity to bring public law claims – Landmark Chambers

Posted January 16th, 2020 in judicial review, news, planning, unincorporated associations by sally

‘In a detailed judgment handed down today (14 January), Mrs Justice Lieven has ruled that, as a matter of principle, unincorporated associations have capacity to bring both judicial review proceedings and statutory challenges in their own name. Whilst in certain circumstances the addition or substitution of named individuals may be necessary for practical reasons such as security for costs, or where there is uncertainty about membership of the body, the inclusion of named individuals is not necessary for the validity of the claim.’

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Landmark Chambers, 14th January 2020

Source: www.landmarkchambers.co.uk