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Statutory Charge: Care Costs and Human Rights Act Applications

18 September 2018

The following guidance applies when making an HRA application: make a separate and standalone application, and keep costs of pursuing the HRA claim separate from the care case.

The London Infant and Family Team & The New Orleans Intervention Model

In England two local authorities – Croydon and Tower Hamlets –  have been trialling the New Orleans Intervention Model, a relationship focused intervention for families involved in care proceedings. King’s College London are currently undertaking a randomised controlled trial (The Best Services Trial – BeST) to assess its effectiveness.

Inquest finds that hospital death was in part contributed to by systemic neglect

17 September 2018

The family was represented by Ifeanyi Odogwu of the Garden Court Chambers Inquests and Inquiries Team.

Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal to hear new arguments in Barbudans’ legal action against “unlawful” development of international airport

11 September 2018

Leslie Thomas QC, Marc Willers QC, Thalia Maragh and Tihomir Mak are instructed in this case. 

‘Licensed to Kill’ – Granada Reports exclusive on those killed by offenders under the supervision of the probation service

10 September 2018

Una Morris instructed by Kelly Darlington at Farleys LLP to act for Michael Hoolickin and Matthew McKenzie’s families.

Garden Court Chambers welcomes Bill Evans to the Criminal Defence Team

6 September 2018

We are delighted to announce that Bill Evans has joined the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team.

Inquest into death of Windrush citizen Dexter Bristol concluded after family walk out of hearing

28 August 2018

Una Morris represented the family, instructed by Irène Nembhard of Birnberg Peirce. 

Garden Court Chambers welcomes Julia Lowis to the Civil Liberties, Public Law and Immigration Teams

We are thrilled to announce that Julia Lowis has joined the Civil Liberties, Public Law and Immigration Teams at Garden Court Chambers.

The Mayor of Malton takes legal action against planned government changes to how fracking applications are handled

23 August 2018

Marc Willers QC has been instructed to represent Paul Andrews, the Mayor of Malton in North Yorkshire, in the legal challenge.

Parents of Bristol University student hope inquest will provide answers following her sudden death

Tom Stoate is instructed by Gus Silverman of Irwin Mitchell Solicitors for the family, supported by INQUEST. 

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