European Court of Human Rights finds UK in breach of Article 5 over unlawful detention of Zimbabwean national
23 June 2017
David Jones of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team represented the Zimbabwean national.
Revised benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents with children under two, High Court rules
22 June 2017
Shu Shin Luh and Connor Johnston were instructed by Freshfields Bruckhause Deringer for the intervener, Shelter.
Jury concludes failings contributed to death of secure patient Janet Müller who absconded from Mill View Hospital
19 June 2017
Kirsten Heaven of Garden Court Chambers represented the family at the inquest.
16 June 2017
Homelessness duties owed by the local authority to former residents of Grenfell Tower.
Garden Court Chambers extends condolences and solidarity to all those affected by Grenfell Tower tragedy
16 June 2017
Garden Court Chambers is horrified by the fire at Grenfell Towers. We extend our condolences and our solidarity to all those bereaved, injured or rendered homeless.
15 June 2017
Liz Davies of Garden Court Chambers writes in June’s edition of Legal Action magazine on the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
BBC Radio 4: Dexter Dias QC appears on the Today Programme to discuss work on FGM, terrorism and the Gareth Myatt inquest
14 June 2017
Dexter Dias QC is a member of Garden Court Chambers’ Civil Liberties and Human Rights Team.
14 June 2017
Sonali Naik and Bijan Hoshi of Garden Court Chambers represented Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) as first Interveners.
Unlawful detention: High Court hands down highly significant judgment on direct effect of Dublin III
9 June 2017
Irena Sabic of Garden Court Chambers represented the claimant.
Inquest into the death of vulnerable 16-year-old boy in care finds failings in safeguarding procedures contributed to his death
8 June 2017
Tom Stoate of Garden Court Chambers represented the mother at the inquest.
1 June 2017
Dexter Dias QC of Garden Court Chambers publishes new book on human rights.
Woman suffering from ‘Battered Person Syndrome’ and post-traumatic stress disorder acquitted of child cruelty
30 May 2017
Di Middleton QC and Susan Bryant of Garden Court Chambers represented the defendant.
25 May 2017
Ifeanyi Odogwu of the Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties Team represented the family at the inquest.
24 May 2017
Sally Ireland of Garden Court Chambers acted for the intervener, The Howard League for Penal Reform.
Inadequate care at HMP Leeds contributed to the death of Vikki Thompson, who told prison staff she would ‘leave prison in a box’
19 May 2017
Anna Morris of Garden Court Chambers represented the family at the inquest.
Garden Court’s Brenda Campbell and Paul Clark shortlisted for Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2017
18 May 2017
Brenda Campbell has been shortlisted for Legal Aid Barrister of the Year and Paul Clark has been shortlisted for Legal Aid Newcomer of the Year.
Malek Wan Daud joins Council of Europe delegation to Denmark to evaluate implementation of Istanbul Convention on combating violence against women
10 May 2017
The Istanbul Convention is also known as the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.
9 May 2017
David Jones of Garden Court Chambers represented the claimant in the High Court.
Anti-fracking campaigner launches Court of Appeal challenge against Government decision to approve fracking in Lancashire
8 May 2017
Marc Willers QC, Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers, is representing the appellant.
4 May 2017
The defendant was represented by Ali Naseem Bajwa QC of Garden Court Chambers.