Strategies for effective administrative law advocacy
This publication is essential for: lawyers, decision-makers, and judges whose work involves federal or BC administrative law decision-making
Current to: May 1, 2023
Administrative law is complex and requires specialized knowledge. British Columbia Administrative Law Practice Manual offers you a guide to navigating administrative law and procedure with advice on fundamental administrative law concepts, case preparation and advocacy, the role of evidence and parties, and the process for reviews and appeals. Covering decision-makers and courts at both federal and provincial levels, this manual provides access to sample forms annotated with commentary and a curated bibliography of other useful administrative law resources.
With an online subscription to British Columbia Administrative Law Practice Manual, your firm will be able to:
- conveniently access detailed guidance at any time and from any location, search for relevant information, and link directly to significant legislation, case law, and websites
- understand what makes for effective administrative law advocacy and drafting
- more confidently handle administrative decision-makers and unrepresented parties
- avoid common administrative law practice pitfalls
Subscribe today and deepen your knowledge of administrative law principles and practice! View a sample from the book.
Highlights of the 2023 Update include:
- post-Vavilov developments in standard of review and procedural fairness jurisprudence at SCC and below, impact on lower authorities
- SCC: new correctness category in context of concurrent first-instance jurisdiction between courts and administrative bodies
- SCC: institutional role of interveners
- BCCA: new correctness category in context of jurisdictional boundaries between administrative decision-makers and legislative bodies
- FCA: development in the test for intervention at the Federal Court
- expansion of test for legal threshold for standing
- increasing prevalence of appointment of amici curiae
- JRPA amendment to enable judicial review of Indigenous governing bodies when consent agreements reached for joint decision-making
Annual subscription rates are based on firm size. A monthly payment option is available.
Online subscribers can purchase a print copy of British Columbia Administrative Law Practice Manual for 35% off its regular price.
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CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn