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CPD Course:
Legitimate Expectations:
All You Need to Know!

Presented by
Dr. Stephen Thomson,
Associate Professor,
School of Law,
City University of Hong Kong

Legitimate Expectations: All You Need to Know!
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Code: EVT000000245 Level: Intermediate
Date: 23 August 2018 (Thursday) Language: English
Time: 14:30 - 17:45
(Reception starts at 14:00)
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
Venue: Request for Rerun:
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Presenter's Profile:
Dr. Stephen Thomson

Dr. Stephen Thomson is an Associate Professor at City University of Hong Kong, where he leads teaching in administrative law.  He is a Legal Adviser to the Ombudsman of Hong Kong, a member of the Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and an examiner on the Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination.  Dr. Thomson holds a Ph.D. in judicial review from the University of Edinburgh (UK).  In addition to his experience in the field of administrative law, Dr. Thomson is the leading authority on equitable jurisdiction in Scotland where he has written the only book on that subject, cited with approval in the supreme civil court in Scotland.  Dr. Thomson has practical legal and commercial experience, having worked at a UK law firm and acting on a consultancy and advisory basis to law firms, private clients and public bodies in Hong Kong and the UK.

Course Outline:

An accessible, step-by-step seminar on legitimate expectations from the author of the new, leading text on administrative law in Hong Kong (Stephen Thomson, 'Administrative Law in Hong Kong', Cambridge University Press, 2018).  Whether your work involves judicial review and you want to brush up on this essential ground of review, or you work in another area but want to strengthen your background legal knowledge in dealing with public bodies, this seminar makes a difficult subject easy to understand.  The seminar covers who can generate legitimate expectations, how they are generated, and how they are protected.  It also examines essential issues such as whether knowledge and reliance are required to establish breach of a legitimate expectation, and whether the representations of one government department can bind another department.  Come along and get to grips with this increasingly important area of law!

Key points covered:

  • What are legitimate expectations?
  • Who can generate legitimate expectations?
  • How are they generated?
  • How are they protected?
  • Specific vs. general classes of person relying on legitimate expectations
  • Can the representations of one government department bind another department?
  • Knowledge and reliance
  • Conduct of the applicant

This course is provided by:  Kornerstone Limited
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Advanced Booking: HK$1,480.00
(on or before 23 November 2018)
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