The Queen on the application of Sunderland City Council v South Tyneside Council  EWHC 2355 (Admin) .On 14th and 15th July in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court Christopher Mitford
represented South Tyneside Council in its successful defence of Judicial Review proceedings brought by another Local Authority over which one of them was liable for the aftercare of a patient under the Mental Health Act 1983, s117.
Christopher is a member of Trinity Chambers' Administrative and Public Law Group
dealing with Judicial Review and other Public Law matters across a wide range of areas including mental health, planning, regulatory, prisons, child care, education, procurement and community care. Members of the Group, headed by Philip Engelman
, regularly deal with hearings in London as well as at the Administrative Court in Leeds.