Garden Court Chambers

  • Specialists in children’s law
    Specialists in children’s law

Leading set of barristers based in central London, committed to human rights, social justice and equality. We specialise in criminal defence, family law, housing, immigration and public law.

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Adrian BerryDesmond Rutledge

26 February 2015

Court of Appeal rules on whether UK is required to make backdated income support payments to refugees

Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge were instructed by Hackney Community Law Centre for the appellant.


23 February 2015

Court of Appeal sets aside conviction of trafficked victim

Maya Sikand represented the appellant, who was assisted by the Poppy Project, the Helen Bamber Foundation and AFRUCA.

Jan Luba QC

19 February 2015

Another reprieve for the Grow Heathrow campaigners

Campaigners have been occupying derelict land in the Heathrow area

COD_0088Felicity WilliamsJoanne Cecil

19 February 2015

Appeal Court rules that removal of a child’s clothes in police custody is a strip search

The Court considered whether the safeguards of Annex A on strip searches in PACE Code C apply

Richard Reynolds

16 February 2015

Inquest jury returns critical verdict in respect of death in custody of South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police admit officers and employees made 16 failures in their handling of Mr Budziszewski.

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