News & views

Failures in care contributed to the death of Steven Edwards, a high risk detained patient

15 March 2018

Steven’s family were represented by Tom Stoate of Garden Court’s Civil Liberties and Human Rights Team.


Inquest finds neglect and failure to provide basic care to Michael Forster contributed to his death at HMP Leicester

12 March 2018

The family is represented by Ifeanyi Odogwu of the Garden Court Chambers Inquests & Inquiries Team.

Ifeanyi Odogwu

Young Legal Aid Lawyers launch new social mobility report

9 March 2018

Garden Court's Amanda Weston QC will deliver the keynote speech at the launch in London on Wednesday 14 March.

Amanda Weston QC

Afghan child challenges Home Office on ‘Dubs Amendment’ at the High Court

7 March 2018

Garden Court’s Sonali Naik QC, Bryony Poynor and Miranda Butler represent the claimant, instructed by Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Sonali Naik QCBryony PoynorMiranda Butler

Sally Challen granted leave to appeal conviction for killing husband in “coercive control” case

2 March 2018

Garden Court's Clare Wade QC instructed by Harriet Wistrich, Birnberg Peirce.

Clare Wade QC

A Golden Light Still Shines

28 February 2018

Following the death of our dear friend and colleague, Vikki Kerly, Garden Court's Sean Horstead shared a poetic tribute.

Vikki Kerly

Peter Jorro joined leading US immigration attorney in a presentation for the Raindance Film Festival, London

28 February 2018

Peter presented on 26 February on the topic of US/UK Work Permits for the Film & Television Industry.

Peter Jorro

Garden Court Chambers mourns the death of Navtej Singh Ahluwalia

27 February 2018

We are devastated to pass on the news that our dearly loved friend and colleague Navtej Ahluwalia has died.

Navtej Singh-Ahluwalia

Landlord discontinues re-litigating a claim for possession after failing to provide the tenant with a gas safety certificate before their occupation: major implication for the Private Rented Sector

27 February 2018

Tim Baldwin, of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team, was instructed by Matt Sinden of SSP Law Solicitors.

Tim Baldwin

DSD and the Article 3 investigative duty: the long road to justice

26 February 2018

Stephen Clark discusses the recent Supreme Court judgment in DSD & NBV v. Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis.

Stephen Clark

Clare Wade, Sonali Naik, Amanda Weston and Brenda Campbell appointed Queen’s Counsel

26 February 2018

Garden Court Chambers is delighted to congratulate our four new silks appointed as Queen's Counsel on 26 February 2018.

Clare Wade QCSonali Naik QCAmanda Weston QCBrenda Campbell QC

Garden Court Chambers mourns the death of Vikki Kerly

23 February 2018

Our dear friend and colleague Vikki Kerly sadly passed away on Monday 19th February.

Vikki Kerly

Prosecution case collapses in the face of serious disclosure failings

23 February 2018

David Emanuel was leading counsel for the first defendant.

David Emanuel

East Finchley residents settle two-year legal battle with Housing Association after gas supply cut off

22 February 2018

Tim Baldwin of Garden Court Chambers was instructed by Jayesh Kunwardia of Hodge Jones & Allen. 

Tim Baldwin

To celebrate World Day of Social Justice Garden Court hosted a photo exhibition by The Peace and Hope Trust

21 February 2018

Garden Court Chambers hosted a presentation with an exhibition of photos on behalf of The Peace and Hope Trust

SM (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] UKSC 9

19 February 2018

Navtej Singh Ahluwalia of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team appeared for the intervener, Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

High Court quashes decision to grant planning permission for a holiday park in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

16 February 2018

The claimant was represented by Marc Willers QC and Richard Reynolds of Garden Court Chambers’ Environmental Team.

Marc Willers QCRichard Reynolds

Will Brexit weaken the enforcement of fundamental rights in the UK?

15 February 2018

Emma Fitzsimons of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law and Immigration Team has published an article for LexisNexis.

Final two members of the ‘Rotherham 12’ acquitted

13 February 2018

The final two members of the 'Rotherham 12' were acquitted today following legal argument by Tom Wainwright.

Tom WainwrightHossein ZahirNick Wrack

Inquest into death of Sean Plumstead exposes Carillion contract failure

13 February 2018

Taimour Lay represented Sean Plumstead’s family at the inquest.

Taimour Lay

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