Judicial review project

Our Judicial Review project has been set up to help welfare rights advisers with the Judicial Review process. In this section you will find information about the following:


  • Contact the CPAG Judicial Review Project by email for advice and support on judicial review: [email protected] (for advisers only)


  • Bitesize videos - Available now!

Please note: these videos provide a brief introduction to judicial review only. To find out more about judicial review, sign up for CPAG’s training.

Introduction to the Judicial Review Project (1 minute): 

Benefits of using the judicial review pre-action protocol (1 minute 30): 

Common welfare benefit decisions you can challenge, grounds for challenge and what to ask for (5 minutes):


How can CPAG help, what happens if they say no, and do I need to be a solicitor? (3 minutes):

Does it cost anything and why does it work? (3 mins 30): 

  • More on the Project and Pre-Action Protocol - Available now!

How the pre-action protocol works in practice - a case study (14 minutes): 

How to use the template letters, legal map and website (19 minutes):


Get in touch if you would like CPAG to talk to your organisation about using the judicial review pre-action protocol to resolve your clients' welfare rights problems.



The Legal Education Foundation is delighted to be supporting this project.

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