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Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law | Wednesday 19 June 2024

High Court finds Home Office decision to abandon key Windrush recommendations discriminatory

Our Joint Head of Chambers, Grace Brown acted for the claimant, Mr Donald, led by Phillippa Kaufmann KC. Our Nicola Braganza KC and Bijan Hoshi acted for the intervener, Black Equity Organisation (BEO).

Bijan Hoshi Grace Brown Nicola Braganza KC

Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law | Friday 7 June 2024

High Court rules Home Secretary acted unlawfully by failing to provide document to thousands of migrants with valid immigration status

Stephanie Harrison KC of Garden Court Chambers represented RAMFEL and Ms Adjei alongside Shu Shin Luh of Doughty Street Chambers, instructed by Janet Farrell and Christina Bodenes of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors.

Stephanie Harrison KC

Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law | Monday 3 June 2024

High Court determines that Windrush victims are not entitled to Legal Aid

Grace Brown, Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers, and Alex Schymyck, also of Garden Court, represent Joyce Oji, instructed by Southwark Law Centre (SLC). King’s Legal Clinic & the Windrush Justice Clinic are supporting SLC in this case.

Alex Schymyck Grace Brown

Immigration Law, Immigration: Personal and Business, Visas | Monday 3 June 2024

Immigration Blog: Sponsor licence compliance action - threats and remedies

Immigration blog by Mark Symes and Ella Gunn of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team.

Ella Gunn Mark Symes

Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law, Housing Law | Wednesday 22 May 2024

County Court finds pre-settled status holders eligible for homelessness assistance under Housing Act 1996 on basis of right to equal treatment

The successful Appellant was represented by Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers, instructed by Shelter.

Desmond Rutledge Adrian Berry

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights, Planning Law, Mental Health Law | Monday 20 May 2024

Nick Bano, Ollie Persey and Mia Hakl-Law shortlisted for LALY Awards 2024

Our warmest congratulations to Nick, Ollie and Mia for this outstanding achievement.

Mia Hakl-Law Ollie Persey Nick Bano

Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation, Immigration Law | Thursday 16 May 2024

Trafficking and organised crime in Albania - May 2024

Claudia Neale is the legal researcher at Garden Court Chambers and a former barrister specialising in immigration and asylum law. Micah Anne Neale is a PhD graduate and freelance researcher.

Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law | Wednesday 3 April 2024

Upper Tribunal allows judicial review of Afghan judges seeking leave to enter UK

Sonali Naik KC and Emma Fitzsimons were instructed by Rachael Lenney of Wilsons LLP on behalf of S. Irena Sabic KC and David Sellwood were instructed by Zoe Cooley of Wilsons LLP on behalf of AZ.

David Sellwood Emma Fitzsimons Irena Sabic KC Sonali Naik KC

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