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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.

High Court hears failed asylum seeker’s daughter ‘at FGM risk’

1 November 2018

Garden Court's James Holmes is instructed by Suffolk County Council.

James Holmes

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.

Court of Appeal allows first successful appeal against Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order

1 August 2018

Sarah Forster appeared on behalf of the mother and James Holmes, who was also instructed at first instance, appeared on behalf the local authority led by Hannah Markham QC.

Sarah ForsterJames Holmes

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.

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. 

Malek Wan Daud joins Council of Europe delegation to Portugal to evaluate implementation of Istanbul Convention on Combating Violence Against Women

28 March 2018

Malek Wan Daud is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Family Team.

Malek Wan Daud

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

Garden Court Chambers is delighted to welcome back Artis Kakonge from her sabbatical

5 February 2018

Artis is returning to Chambers after spending the past few years working in local government.

Artis Kakonge

Garden Court pays tribute to the life and work of Sir Henry Brooke

31 January 2018

Garden Court pays tribute to the life and work of Sir Henry Brooke, who has died, aged 81.

Garden Court Chambers’ ‘Access to the Bar for All’ Long Term Mentoring Scheme shortlisted for LexisNexis Legal Awards 2018

17 January 2018

Garden Court has been shortlisted for the Award for Diversity and Inclusion for the Garden Court Long Term Mentoring Scheme.

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

21 December 2017

Clare Wade, Sonali Naik, Amanda Weston and Brenda Campbell will be appointed Queen's Counsel in February 2018.

Clare Wade QCSonali Naik QCAmanda Weston QCBrenda Campbell QC

Garden Court Long Term Mentoring Scheme wins Chambers Diversity Initiative of the Year at UK Diversity Legal Awards 2017

30 November 2017

Mia Hakl-Law, Head of Operations & HR, pioneered the mentoring scheme in conjunction with Garden Court's Leslie Thomas QC and Connor Johnston.

Judy Khan QC, Maya Sikand, Joanne Cecil and Shu Shin Luh shortlisted for Legal 500 Bar Awards 2018

27 November 2017

Garden Court is delighted to announce that four of our barristers have been shortlisted for the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2018.

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Garden Court secures number one spot in Legal 500 2017 for second year running

16 October 2017

Garden Court Chambers now has 120 barrister rankings across 15 areas of law.

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) publish first two evaluation reports

27 September 2017

Louise Hooper of Garden Court Chambers was part of the delegation who carried out an evaluation visit to Austria between 28 November to 2 December 2016.

Louise Hooper

Garden Court Long Term Mentoring Scheme and Leslie Thomas QC shortlisted at UK Diversity Legal Awards 2017

22 September 2017

Garden Court Long Term Mentoring Scheme and Leslie Thomas QC shortlisted at UK Diversity Legal Awards 2017.

Leslie Thomas QC

Bach Commission report calls for Rights to Justice Act and far wider eligibility for legal aid

22 September 2017

Garden Court Chambers contributed evidence to the Bach Commission.

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