Coronavirus - Law & Practice

Updates on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on law and practice.

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Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 2 February 2021

Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team call for urgent action to limit spread of Covid in the courts

Court of Protection | Thursday 28 January 2021

Gráinne Mellon acts in first Court of Protection case concerning Covid-19 Vaccination and the Mental Capacity Act

Gráinne Mellon of the Court of Protection Team was instructed on behalf of Mrs E, by her Accredited Legal Representative, Keith Clarke of Burke Niazi Solicitors.

Gráinne Mellon

Administrative and Public Law, Youth Justice & Child Rights, Criminal Defence | Friday 15 January 2021

Government announces children will be exempt from the recent extension to custody time limits

Joanne Cecil of the Garden Court Chambers Youth Justice & Child Rights Team has worked tirelessly to achieve this fantastic result.

Joanne Cecil KC

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 4 January 2021

Local Authority failed to sufficiently consider the impact of Covid-19 on parents of a severely disabled child

Our Rebekah Wilson, of the Garden Court Chambers Family Team, acted for a mother in care proceedings

Family Law | Monday 31 August 2020

Equal family justice – its pursuit in a pandemic

Housing Law | Wednesday 1 July 2020

Crisis unveils draft emergency legislation to end rough sleeping and homelessness

Adrian Berry, Liz Davies and Connor Johnston of the Garden Court Housing Team worked with Crisis to draft the legislation.

Connor Johnston Liz Davies KC Adrian Berry

Criminal Defence | Wednesday 1 July 2020

Garden Court Chambers - Crime team statement on the right to trial by jury

Garden Court Chambers is implacably opposed to any dilution of the right to jury trial, whether temporary or permanent. Replacing a jury with a judge and two magistrates or reducing the number of jurors from twelve to seven is no solution to the problem a

Immigration Law, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation | Friday 19 June 2020

“I wanted to live here with freedom”: Young Roots respond to the challenges faced by refugees during Covid-19 - #RefugeeWeek2020

By Grace Capel of the Garden Court Immigration Team in conjunction with refugee and asylum seeker charity, Young Roots, on how they are supporting young people during lockdown.

Grace Capel

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