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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Monday 20 February 2017

Inquest jury highlights failures at HMP Elmley after death of Levi Smith

Levi Smith's family was represented at the inquest by Sean Horstead of Garden Court Chambers, instructed by Beth Handley of Hickman and Rose.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Prisoners’ Rights | Monday 20 February 2017

Supreme Court to rule on insufficient provision of probation hostels for former female prisoners

Sally Ireland of Garden Court Chambers is representing The Howard League, who are intervening in the case.

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Wednesday 15 February 2017

Important Court of Appeal judgment for victims of human trafficking

A number of defendants and the intervener were represented by counsel from Garden Court Chambers.

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Garden Court International | Monday 6 February 2017

Vital times for human rights lawyers as we face attacks on fundamental rights at home and abroad

In these difficult times, human rights lawyers have a vital role to play in challenging prejudice, discrimination and the unlawful exercise of power.

Leslie Thomas QC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Monday 6 February 2017

Police use of pepper spray and “strong physical contact” contributed to death of Darran Hunt

Darran Hunt's family was represented by Tom Stoate of Garden Court's Inquests Team.

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Community Care Law | Tuesday 31 January 2017

Leslie Thomas QC, Judy Khan QC and Marc Willers QC elected as Joint Heads of Chambers

Garden Court is delighted to announce that Leslie Thomas QC, Judy Khan QC and Marc Willers QC have been elected as Joint Heads of Chambers.

Marc Willers QC Leslie Thomas QC Judy Khan QC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 20 January 2017

Jury concludes neglect contributed to death of Dean Saunders at HMP Chelmsford

Dean Saunders' family is represented by Sean Horstead of Garden Court Chambers.

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 17 January 2017

Public Inquiry opens into the fatal police shooting of unarmed Anthony Grainger in 2012

The parents Anthony Grainger are represented by Leslie Thomas QC of Garden Court Chambers.

Leslie Thomas QC

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