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Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law, Family Law | Wednesday 26 January 2022

Helen Foot, Emma Fenn and Gráinne Mellon appointed as Recorders

We are delighted to announce that Helen Foot (Call: 2008), Emma Fenn (Call: 2008) and Gráinne Mellon (Call: 2008) of Garden Court Chambers have been newly appointed as Recorders by the Queen.

Gráinne Mellon Emma Fenn Helen Foot

Protest Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Protest Rights | Monday 17 January 2022

Tom Wainwright secures acquittal for Black Lives Matter protestor after prosecution drop charge of violent disorder

Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team, was instructed by Alexandra Riddington of Traymans Solicitors.

Tom Wainwright

Protest Rights, Criminal Defence, Protest Rights | Friday 14 January 2022

XR protestors cleared by jury in DLR trial

Owen Greenhall joint-convenor of the Garden Court Protest Rights Team represented all three of the defendants. He was instructed by Mike Schwarz at Hodge Jones and Allen. Tom Wainwright acted for a fourth defendant whose case was discontinued.

Tom Wainwright Owen Greenhall

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Friday 14 January 2022

Family wins High Court challenge following inquest into prison death where jury were not properly directed as to their conclusions

Stephen Simblet QC and Sarah Hemingway, of the Garden Court Chambers Inquest Team, were instructed by Bhaskar Banerjee of GT Stewart solicitors.

Sarah Hemingway Stephen Simblet QC

Administrative and Public Law, Court of Protection | Thursday 13 January 2022

Suspension of DLA after 28 days in hospital did not violate Article 14 ECHR, in case of an adult patient with severe learning disabilities

The Appellant was represented by Amanda Weston QC, Desmond Rutledge and Ollie Persey of Garden Court Chambers instructed by Merseyside Law Centre (Samantha Maher, Trainee Solicitor).

Ollie Persey Desmond Rutledge Amanda Weston QC

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 12 January 2022

Garden Court Chambers mourns the death of Bill Nash

Chambers would like to offer its condolences on the untimely death of Bill Nash.

Financial Crime and Confiscation, Criminal Defence | Tuesday 11 January 2022

Defendant unanimously acquitted of £12 million money laundering duty evasion fraud

Nerida Harford-Bell of the Garden Court Chambers Financial Crime Team represented Michael Howard, instructed by Ghulam Sohail of MPR Solicitors Hounslow.

Nerida Harford-Bell

Administrative and Public Law | Friday 7 January 2022

High Court rules that student finance regulations discriminated against students who were unable to prove their immigration status in time due to pandemic delays

JN was represented by Amanda Weston QC and Gráinne Mellon of the Garden Court Public Law Team. They were instructed by Keith Lomax, solicitor, of Watkins Solicitors on behalf of the Claimant.

Gráinne Mellon Amanda Weston QC

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