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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 27 February 2024

UK Covid-19 Inquiry Module 2B commences today in Wales - Opening statement on behalf of Core Participants

Bethan Harris and Kirsten Heaven represent the Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice for Cymru Wales, instructed by Harding Evans Solicitors.

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 21 February 2024

Garden Court barristers contribute to 'Achieving Racial Justice at Inquests' Guide

Achieving Racial Justice at Inquests is a joint guide developed by human rights charities JUSTICE and INQUEST together and in consultation with advisory group members, including our Allison Munroe KC, Leslie Thomas KC, and Thalia Maragh.

Thalia Maragh Leslie Thomas KC Allison Munroe KC

Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 21 February 2024

Garden Court barristers recover six figure damages in successful High Court claim against Metropolitan Police

Stephen Simblet KC and Stephen Clark of the Garden Court Civil Liberties Team represented the claimant, instructed by Jules Carey of Bindmans.

Stephen Clark Stephen Simblet KC

Criminal Defence, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Thursday 15 February 2024

Keir Monteith KC appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Manchester

We are delighted to announce that Keir Monteith KC has been appointed as an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Manchester within the School of Social Sciences.

Keir Monteith KC

Prisoners’ Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Monday 5 February 2024

Kane Boyce: Coroner raises serious concerns about risk of future deaths at HMP Lowdham Grange

Kane's fiancée, Kate, is represented by INQUEST Lawyers Group members Taimour Lay of Garden Court Chambers and Amalia King of Deighton Pierce Glynn.

Taimour Lay

Environmental Protest, Protest Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Friday 2 February 2024

Greenpeace activists acquitted in trial alongside Greta Thunberg

Owen Greenhall, of the Garden Court Protest Team, was instructed be Mike Schwarz of Hodge Jones and Allen solicitors. Raj Chada also of Hodge Jones & Allen represented the co-defendants.

Owen Greenhall

Immigration Law, Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Friday 12 January 2024

Garden Court responds to Joint Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights' Call for Evidence on Safety in Rwanda (Asylum & Immigration) Bill

This consultation response is submitted by Garden Court Chambers, which is a multi-disciplinary Chambers based in London. It has over 190 barristers (including 30 King’s Counsel) and is one of the largest in the country with over 40 years of experience in

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Immigration Detention Civil Claims | Friday 12 January 2024

High Court finds detention to be unlawful with substantial and aggravated damages awarded for breach of Hardial Singh principles

The Claimant was represented by Greg Ó Ceallaigh of the Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties Team and Irène Nembhard of Birnberg Peirce.

Greg Ó Ceallaigh

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