Garden Court Special Fund awards £44,000 in short-term funding to organisations working to defend civil liberties, human rights and social justice

Tuesday 16 April 2019

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.

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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:

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 rajivm@gclaw.co.uk 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.

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