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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 19 October 2017

Latest inquest into prisoner death at HMP Winchester finds more failings

Sean's family is represented by counsel, Taimour Lay of Garden Court Chambers and assisted by the charity INQUEST.

Taimour Lay

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 19 October 2017

Jury finds prison failings at HMP Doncaster were causative of the death of vulnerable prisoner Gerard Scahill

Family represented by Ifeanyi Odogwu and instructed by Jenny Fraser and Leanne Devine from Broudie Jackson Canter Solicitors.

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Immigration Detention Civil Claims | Tuesday 10 October 2017

High Court rules Government redefinition of torture in immigration detention policy is unlawful

Stephanie Harrison QC and Shu Shin Luh of Garden Court Chambers represented Medical Justice and two victims of gender based violence.

Stephanie Harrison QC

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Community Care Law | Friday 22 September 2017

Bach Commission report calls for Rights to Justice Act and far wider eligibility for legal aid

Garden Court Chambers contributed evidence to the Bach Commission.

Joanne Cecil Lucie Wibberley

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Immigration Detention Civil Claims | Friday 18 August 2017

High Court finds that Secretary of State unlawfully detained vulnerable former child soldier for 15 months

The claimant was represented by Amanda Weston of Garden Court Chambers.

Amanda Weston QC

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Housing Law | Friday 4 August 2017

Garden Court Chambers responds to the Jackson review of fixed recoverable costs

Read the response of our Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Public Law and Housing teams.

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Appeals | Wednesday 26 July 2017

First successful miscarriage of justice application for a victim of trafficking under the amended Section 133 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988

Ms Y was represented by Maya Sikand of Garden Court Chambers.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 21 July 2017

Jury concludes unnecessary delays and failures in care contributed to death of Sarah Reed at Holloway prison

Sean Horstead of Garden Court Chambers represented the family of Sarah Reed at the inquest.

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