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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 30 November 2017
Leslie Thomas QC wins Lifetime Achievement Award at UK Diversity Legal Awards 2017
We are delighted to announce that Leslie Thomas QC, Chair and Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers, has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Diversity Legal Awards 2017.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 28 November 2017
Jury find failings in care of detained patient leading to her death in hospital
Ms Simpson was represented by Stephen Simblet, who is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Inquests Team and Civil Liberties Team.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Thursday 23 November 2017
Jailed whistle-blower in plea for press freedoms as supporters launch crowdfunding campaign
Our Henry Blaxland QC, Keir Monteith and Lucie Wibberley are seeking to overturn Robert Norman’s conviction in the ECHR.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Wednesday 8 November 2017
The primacy of EU law: asserting the right to equal treatment v judicial immunity
Maya Sikand and Laura Profumo discuss the impact of the recent Supreme Court decision.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Inquests and Inquiries | Wednesday 1 November 2017
Hillsborough Review backs ‘Hillsborough Law’
Seventeen barristers from Garden Court Chambers were involved in the Hillsborough inquests, representing 80 families of those who died.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 27 October 2017
Jury identified systematic failures in relation to suicide and self harm management in a G4S run prison
INQUEST has been working with Jagjeet Samra's family since July 2016. The family is represented by Catherine Oborne...
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, International Human Rights | Friday 27 October 2017
Ibrahim Halawa released from prison in Egypt after being acquitted of all charges against him, following over four years in detention
Gráinne Mellon from Garden Court Chambers instructed in case by Reprieve to advise in his case.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Garden Court International | Tuesday 24 October 2017
Immunity vs the rights of domestic workers: the impact of two recent Supreme Court judgments
Maya Sikand and Paul Clark comment on the impact of two recent Supreme Court cases on the rights of domestic workers.