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International Environmental Law, Environmental Law and Climate Justice, International Human Rights | Friday 26 February 2021

Coordinated effort by 33 countries to overturn ‘urgent’ status of youth climate change case rejected by Strasbourg Court

Our Marc Willers QC, Irena Sabic, Richard Reynolds, Paul Clark and Ella Gunn of Garden Court Chambers represent the youth-applicants

Ella Gunn Marc Willers KC Paul Clark Richard Reynolds Irena Sabic KC

Garden Court International, International Human Rights, International Environmental Law | Monday 14 September 2020

Amicus curiae brief on international human rights and environmental law filed in Wayúu indigenous peoples’ claim against mining company in Colombia

The amicus was drafted by Camila Zapata Besso of the Garden Court International Team with Jelia Sane and Dr Keina Yoshida of Doughty Street Chambers, instructed by Sue Willman of Deighton Pierce Glynn.

Garden Court International, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Monday 5 August 2019

Supreme Court challenge to lawfulness of UK facilitation of the death penalty in the US

Jacob Bindman is representing the intervener, Reprieve, led by Mark Summers QC at Matrix Chambers. They are instructed by Rosa Curling of Leigh Day in the expedited appeal at the Supreme Court.

Public International Law, Administrative and Public Law, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Thursday 23 May 2019

Leslie Thomas QC appointed as Board member by Bar Standards Board

We are delighted to announce that Leslie Thomas QC, Chair and Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers, has been appointed as a new Board member by the Bar Standards Board (BSB).

Environmental Law and Climate Justice, Administrative and Public Law, Garden Court International | Thursday 20 September 2018

CAN Europe is intervening in the People’s Climate Case

Marc Willers QC of the Garden Court Chambers Environmental and Planning Law Team is the leading barrister representing CAN Europe. Garden Court's Richard Reynolds, Paul Clark and Julia Lowis worked with Marc on the application to intervene. 

Marc Willers KC Paul Clark Richard Reynolds

Planning Law, Environmental Law and Climate Justice, Administrative and Public Law | Tuesday 11 September 2018

Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal to hear new arguments in Barbudans’ legal action against “unlawful” development of international airport

Leslie Thomas QC, Marc Willers QC, Thalia Maragh and Tihomir Mak are instructed in this case. 

Marc Willers KC Leslie Thomas KC Thalia Maragh

Planning Law, Environmental Law and Climate Justice, Garden Court International | Friday 3 August 2018

Work on Barbuda international airport halted by interim injunction

Leslie Thomas QC, Marc Willers QC, Thalia Maragh and Tihomir Mak of Garden Court Chambers are instructed on this case.

Marc Willers KC Leslie Thomas KC Thalia Maragh

Planning Law, Environmental Law and Climate Justice, Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 2 August 2018

Barbudans take legal action against Government of Antigua and Barbuda for unlawful development of an international airport

Legal action seeks injunction to immediately halt development; reveals government continued construction despite knowledge of major ecological, archaeological risks and damage to island

Marc Willers KC Leslie Thomas KC Thalia Maragh

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