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Angharad Monk

Year of Call: 2017

‘She was so good in court. She fought every point like it was her life rather than mine. I have never in my life had someone fighting like that for me.’

Immigration detention bail client

"Angharad is an exceptional barrister, a real ‘rising star’. She possesses a special combination of skills - strategic and creative thinking, technical legal knowledge as well as a compassion and commitment for clients. I would not hesitate to instruct her on any future public law or housing case."

Helen Mowatt, Solicitor, Public Interest Law Centre

“Angharad is very approachable and a friendly personality. Her command of English language and drafting skills are exceptional. Her knowledge of housing law is thorough and she is always willing to help even at short notice. She is a barrister who leaves no stone unturned and would go the extra mile for the client."

Jamille Mohammed, Housing Solicitor & Supervisor, Hackney Community Law Centre

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Angharad became a Garden Court Chambers tenant in October 2020 and is seeking to build a practice in housing, community care, and wider public law.

Angharad commenced pupillage at Garden Court in October 2019, and was supervised by housing law barrister Liz Davies (1st six) and criminal defence barrister Minka Braun (2nd six).

Housing Law and Community Care Law

Before commencing pupillage Angharad was employed by the Hackney Community Law Centre as a housing paralegal. She has experience of the full range of housing work, including homelessness, possession and disrepair, in addition to accommodation related aspects of community care law. 

Angharad has spoken at Garden Court Chambers webinars including 'Locked Down and Shut Out: Evictions and rough sleeping this winter' which looked at the law concerning the eviction process and rough sleeping. 

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Background

Before commencing pupillage Angharad was employed by the Hackney Community Law Centre as a housing paralegal. 

Angharad also has an extensive background working with migrant projects in London, in particular the Hackney Migrant Centre and the Islington Unity Project (a project dedicated to assisting clients with applications to remove “no recourse to public funds” conditions from their leave to remain). She provided specialist advice in this context, helping clients navigate housing problems linked to complex immigration issues.

Awards

GDL and BPTC Scholarships, City Law School
Inner Temple Exhibition Awards (GDL and BPTC)
Inner Temple Horace Avory Scholarship
Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award
Oxford Graduate Scholarship (Mst English Literature)

Education

BA Hons English Language and Literature, University College London (2014)
MSt English Literature (1700-1830), Oxford University (2015)
GDL, City University London (2016)
BPTC, City University London (2017)

Professional Membership

Housing Law Practitioners Association (HLPA)

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