Garden Court’s Special Fund is a unique source of funding within the legal profession. Every member of chambers contributes to the fund financially, in keeping with the long-standing progressive ethos of Garden Court Chambers.
Over the last 30 years, the Special Fund has donated in excess of £1.5 million to organisations undertaking legal campaigning or charitable work in defence of civil liberties, human rights and social justice.
We are delighted to announce that we have recently provided short-term support to 18 organisations. Each beneficiary has received a payment of between £1,000 and £4,000, amounting to a total of £44,000 for the following:
- All Party Parliamentary Group on Miscarriages of Justice
- Art Refuge UK
- Avon & Bristol Law Centre
- Baobab Centre
- Campaign Against Criminalising Communitites (CAMPACC)
- Friends of the Earth
- Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group and Refugee Tales
- Journey to Justice
- Justice Gap
- Legal Action Group
- Music in Detention
- New Art Studio
- Permanent Peoples' Tribunal
- Prisoners' Advice Service
- Toilet Twinning
- Young Women's Trust
- Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
If you want to apply for funding or require further information about the Special Fund, please email Rajiv Menon QC, Convenor of Garden Court Chambers Special Fund Committee, on firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 020 7993 7803.
If you are applying for short-term funding, you can do so at any time. The next deadline for long-term funding will be 10 January 2022. Find out more.
In your application for funding, please tell us about your organisation, set out in detail how the money will be spent and enclose your most recent Annual Report or statement of accounts.
Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 22 May 2018
Garden Court Special Fund awards over £300,000 to organisations working to defend civil liberties, human rights and social justice
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.