Administrative Law Matters

Commentary on developments in administrative law, particularly judicial review of administrative action by common law courts.


Symposium on the Privacy International Litigation, Centre for Public Law, Cambridge, October 20, 2018

On Saturday, October 20, the Centre for Public Law at the University of Cambridge, is hosting a symposium on the Privacy International litigation. Those interested in attending should email me. Contributors will also be writing short blog posts summarising their presentations, for the Administrative Law in the Common Law World blog. As regular readers will […] Read more


Summer Reading IV: Administrative Law from the Inside Out: Essays on Themes in the Work of Jerry L. Mashaw (Nicholas Parrillo ed.)

A full review of this book will appear in the November issue of the Cambridge Law Journal Administrative law aficionados often find themselves asking existential questions. Should administrative lawyers focus on judicial review – the control by the ordinary courts of administrative action – or should they focus on the internal workings of the administration? […] Read more


Summer Reading II: Complexity’s Embrace: the International Law Implications of Brexit (Oonagh E. Fitzgerald and Eva Lein (eds))

A full review of this book will appear in the November issue of the International Journal As I write, in the summer of 2018, there is tremendous noise in British politics: cries of frustration from those opposed to the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union; howls of outrage from those who fear Brexit will […] Read more