News & Views
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Immigration Detention Civil Claims | Monday 27 March 2017
Dan Randall joins Garden Court Chambers as Civil Team Practice Manager
Dan Randall has joined the civil liberties, social welfare and employment teams as Practice Manager.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Friday 10 March 2017
"We need to recognise that barriers exist and work as a team to smash these glass ceilings"
Criminal defence barrister Paramjit Ahluwalia describes the barriers that remain and what inspires her to smash them down.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Prisoners’ Rights | Thursday 9 March 2017
“Our higher courts have recognised that there are few interventions more serious than separating a mother from her baby”
Women's rights trailblazer Maya Sikand launches new report on access to prison mother & baby units.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Wednesday 8 March 2017
Garden Court co-founder and feminist barrister Marguerite Russell – our IWD #BeBoldForChange inspiration
Marguerite describes the women's rights issues she’s campaigned on passionately throughout her career.
Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 8 March 2017
“I would like the next generation of women to know that we did our bit.”
Women’s rights trailblazer Gráinne Mellon discusses her inspirations and how we can overcome barriers to equality.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Prisoners’ Rights | Tuesday 7 March 2017
Women compensated by the Ministry of Justice for strip-searches in prison
Una Morris was instructed to represent the women at trial and negotiated settlement of the claims.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Tuesday 28 February 2017
Merseyside Police settle claim for false imprisonment and disability discrimination following unlawful strip search of severely disabled young woman
The claimant was represented by Maya Sikand of Garden Court's Civil Liberties Team.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Monday 27 February 2017
Sean Horstead and Paul Clark appointed Assistant Coroners for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
Sean and Paul are both members of Garden Court's Inquests Team.