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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Thursday 4 June 2020

Leslie Thomas QC appointed Gresham Professor of Law

Leslie Thomas QC of the Garden Court Civil Liberties Team to give first year of lectures on Death, The State, and Human Rights. He will be the first black Gresham Law Professor.

Leslie Thomas QC

Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 17 March 2020

Multiple failures contributed to death of Dean George at HMP Swansea

The family was represented by Kirsten Heaven of Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties Team instructed by INQUEST Lawyers Group members Clare Richardson and Rosa Potter of Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Monday 9 March 2020

Inquest jury concludes multiple failures at HMP Nottingham contributed to self-inflicted death of Ben Ireson

Ben’s family is represented by Tom Stoate of Garden Court Chambers' Inquests and Inquiries team, instructed by Jocelyn Cockburn, Claire Brigham and Aston Luff of Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors

Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 13 February 2020

Jury find series of failures in safeguarding at HMP Swansea as inquest into death of Oliver Jones concludes

The family was represented by Kirsten Heaven of Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties Team instructed by INQUEST Lawyers Group member Jenny Fraser of Broudie Jackson Canter Solicitors.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 30 January 2020

Inquest finds use of Taser by Devon and Cornwall Police contributed to death of Marc Cole when experiencing paranoia

Marc’s mother and sister are represented by Emma Favata of Garden Court Chambers, instructed by Leanne Devine and Emily Comer of Broudie Jackson Canter.

Inquests and Inquiries | Monday 27 January 2020

Jury finds serious failures at HMP Coldingley contributed to self-inflicted death of David Dunnings on IPP sentence

The family is represented by Tom Stoate of Garden Court, instructed by Shelley Peynado-Clarke of Tuckers Solicitors. They are all members of the INQUEST Lawyers Group.

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 11 December 2019

Jury highlights failures at the inquest into death of Chris Carpenter at HMP Woodhill

Maya Sikand of Garden Court was instructed for the family by Jo Eggleton of Deighton Pierce Glynn.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 29 November 2019

Maya Sikand shortlisted for Civil Liberties and Human Rights Junior of the Year by Legal 500 UK Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that Maya Sikand has been shortlisted for Civil Liberties and Human Rights Junior of the Year by the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020.

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