News & Views
Immigration Law, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation | Thursday 25 November 2021
The Nationality and Borders Bill - Legal Opinion prepared by Garden Court Barristers for Women for Refugee Women
In legal advice prepared for the charity Women for Refugee Women, Stephanie Harrison QC, Emma Fitzsimons, Ubah Dirie & Hannah Lynes of Garden Court Chambers state the Nationality & Borders Bill will “disproportionately adversely disadvantage women & girls
Community Care Law | Friday 19 November 2021
Home Office settles case challenging appropriateness of s 95 accommodation
Tim Baldwin, of the Garden Court Chambers Community Care Team, represented the client, instructed by Sinead Nowak of Wilsons Solicitors LLP.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Appeals, Protest Rights | Wednesday 17 November 2021
Tom Wainwright successfully appeals conviction of HS2 protestor for protecting wildlife
Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team, represented the appellant. Tom was instructed by Simon Natas and Anna Renou of ITN Solicitors.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Environmental Law | Monday 15 November 2021
Court of Appeal hearing for climate campaigner battling development of Surrey oil wells
Sarah Finch, a climate campaigner fighting to prevent the drilling of new oil wells at Horse Hill in Surrey, has a hearing at the Court of Appeal. Sarah is represented by Marc Willers QC of the Garden Court Chambers Environmental Law Team.
Criminal Defence | Monday 15 November 2021
Lee Sergent secures not guilty verdicts for man accused of attempted murder
Lee Sergent, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, was instructed by Kevin Williams of GT Stewart Solicitors.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, International Human Rights, Garden Court International | Monday 15 November 2021
Greek authorities urged to review the criminal case against search and rescue volunteer
The criminal case against search and rescue volunteer Seán Binder, brought by the Greek authorities, breaches international human rights law, according to a legal opinion by Gráinne Mellon, of the Garden Court Chambers International Human Rights Team.
Community Care Law, Education Law, Family Law | Monday 15 November 2021
James Holmes appointed Part-Time First-tier Tribunal Judge, assigned to Health, Education and Social Care Chamber
James will perform this role alongside his busy practice and continues to receive instructions across his practice areas.
Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 11 November 2021
High Court quashes negative Conclusive Grounds decision unlawfully rejecting a trafficking victim’s claim
Emma Fitzsimons of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law Team acted for the Claimant, instructed by Shalini Patel of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.