News & Views
Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law, Family Law | Wednesday 26 January 2022
Helen Foot, Emma Fenn and Gráinne Mellon appointed as Recorders
We are delighted to announce that Helen Foot (Call: 2008), Emma Fenn (Call: 2008) and Gráinne Mellon (Call: 2008) of Garden Court Chambers have been newly appointed as Recorders by the Queen.
Protest Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Protest Rights | Monday 17 January 2022
Tom Wainwright secures acquittal for Black Lives Matter protestor after prosecution drop charge of violent disorder
Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team, was instructed by Alexandra Riddington of Traymans Solicitors.
Protest Rights, Criminal Defence, Protest Rights | Friday 14 January 2022
XR protestors cleared by jury in DLR trial
Owen Greenhall joint-convenor of the Garden Court Protest Rights Team represented all three of the defendants. He was instructed by Mike Schwarz at Hodge Jones and Allen. Tom Wainwright acted for a fourth defendant whose case was discontinued.
Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Friday 14 January 2022
Family wins High Court challenge following inquest into prison death where jury were not properly directed as to their conclusions
Stephen Simblet QC and Sarah Hemingway, of the Garden Court Chambers Inquest Team, were instructed by Bhaskar Banerjee of GT Stewart solicitors.
Protest Rights, Protest Rights, Protest Rights | Wednesday 5 January 2022
Colston statue topplers acquitted
Tom Wainwright of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team represented Milo Ponsford, the first of four defendants charged with criminal damage for toppling the statue of Edward Colston, the notorious 17th century slave trader.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Wednesday 5 January 2022
Kirsten Heaven appointed Assistant Coroner for Swansea Neath and Port Talbot
Mental Health Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 5 January 2022
Stephen Simblet QC interviewed on Times Radio about autistic man detained under the Mental Health Act for four years
Stephen Simblet QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Mental Health Law and Civil Liberties Teams, spoke to Times Radio about a young autistic man detained under the Mental Health Act for over four years.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Mental Health Law | Wednesday 22 December 2021
Nicola Braganza, Mark Gatley and Liz Davies of Garden Court Chambers to be appointed Queen’s Counsel
Garden Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Nicola Braganza, Mark Gatley and Liz Davies of Garden Court Chambers will be formally appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2022.