Jonathan Auburn QC

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Practice Areas

Judicial review specialising in challenges to public sector decisions, local government (governance, powers and duties, inter-agency disputes, inquiries), community care (assessment and provision challenges, direct payments, age dispute trials, mental health aftercare, safeguarding), education (including academies, higher education, independent schools), care home fee setting challenges, mental capacity and DOLS (including inherent jurisdiction and community DOLS cases), mental health, healthcare (particularly disputes between CCGs and local authorities, and responsible commissioner disputes) and inquests.


University of Western Australia (LLB, First), Magdalen College Oxford (BCL, D.Phil), Attorney-General’s A Panel of Treasury Counsel.

Professional Memberships

ALBA, Education Law Association, Justice.


Judicial Review Principles and Procedure (2013, OUP), White Book (ongoing), Legal Professional Privilege (Hart), Phipson on Evidence (ongoing), Education and the Courts (contributor).