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Miranda Butler acts in European Court of Human Rights challenge by Azerbaijani journalist

10 January 2019

Miranda Butler acted for the interveners, a coalition of NGOs including PEN International and Privacy International.

Miranda Butler

Dublin returns to Italy give rise to an arguable breach of article 3 ECHR

4 December 2018

Greg Ó Ceallaigh acts for the lead claimant in the successful challenge to the lawfulness of removals to Italy.

Greg Ó Ceallaigh

Garden Court Chambers ranked in Band 1 in Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019

5 November 2018

We are delighted to have once again been ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019.

Home Office in major U-turn agrees to Article 3-compliant investigation by Prisons & Probation Ombudsman into abuse at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre

11 October 2018

Stephanie Harrison QC of Garden Court Chambers represented one of the abuse victims (MA).

Stephanie Harrison QC

Court of Appeal – detention of asylum seekers unlawful under Article 28 Dublin III

8 October 2018

In a majority decision, the Court of Appeal (Etherton and Peter Jackson LLJ; Sales LJ dissenting) delivered a significant judgment affecting the lawfulness of detention of asylum seekers subject to the Dublin III Regulation.

Irena SabicMark SymesGreg Ó CeallaighRaza Halim

Garden Court Chambers participating in Open House London 2018

19 September 2018

Garden Court Chambers is delighted to be part of Open House London weekend again on 22-23 September 2018.

Bail accommodation failures led to unlawful detention of man despite grant of bail in principle

26 July 2018

The claimant, Mr Diop, was represented in the High Court by Anthony Vaughan of Garden Court Chambers.

Anthony Vaughan

Garden Court supports Duncan Lewis challenge to LAA position that denies back dated payment for work undertaken before funding is granted

24 July 2018

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is crowd funding to support their legal challenge.

Medical examination failures led to torture victim’s unlawful detention by Home Secretary

13 July 2018

KG was represented by Anthony Vaughan and Miranda Butler instructed by Ahmed Aydeed of Duncan Lewis.

Anthony VaughanMiranda Butler

Supreme Court to give guidance on the right to private life under Article 8, ECHR

13 July 2018

David Sellwood represented the appellant, led by Hugh Southey QC at Matrix Chambers.  They were instructed by Muhunthan Paramesvaran at Wilson Solicitors LLP. 

David Sellwood

Home Office admits it unlawfully detained and separated a father from his daughter, who remained in care and at imminent risk of adoption

11 July 2018

The father and daughter are represented by Stephanie Harrison QC and Shu Shin Luh of Garden Court Chambers.

Stephanie Harrison QCShu Shin Luh

Jo Wilding interviewed on BBC Radio about Roman Abramovich’s investor visa

31 May 2018

Jo Wilding was interviewed on BBC 5 Live, BBC Scotland and other local BBC stations about the apparent delay to Roman Abramovich's investor visa.

Jo Wilding

Permission granted to seek public inquiry into systematic abuse at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre

23 May 2018

Garden Court's Stephanie Harrison QC was instructed with Alex Goodman of Landmark Chambers, by Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Stephanie Harrison QCStephen SimbletRaza Halim

Garden Court Special Fund awards over £300,000 to organisations working to defend civil liberties, human rights and social justice

22 May 2018

Over the last 30 years Garden Court's Special Fund has donated in excess of £1.5 million to organisations doing legal campaigning or charitable work in defence of civil liberties and social justice. 

Victory in ‘Windrush’ case

11 May 2018

Garden Court's Helen Foot was instructed by Emma Terenius of Wilson Solicitors LLP. 

Helen Foot

Court of Appeal overturns decision that Pakistani national married to British woman should return to Pakistan to apply again for entry clearance

29 March 2018

Greg Ó Ceallaigh of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team was instructed by Liam Doyle at M&K Solicitors. 

Greg Ó Ceallaigh

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

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
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