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Criminal Defence, Youth Justice & Child Rights, Protest Rights | Wednesday 30 March 2022

Garden Court Crime Team statement on no returns action

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Protest Rights, Protest Rights | Friday 25 March 2022

High Court discharges injunctions in INEOS protestor cases

Stephen Simblet QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties and Protest Teams, represented Joe Corré in the most recent proceedings.

Stephen Simblet QC

Protest Rights, Criminal Defence, Protest Rights | Tuesday 8 February 2022

Bristol ‘Kill the Bill’ protester acquitted of riot

Russell Fraser, of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team, represented JY instructed by Freya Colvin of Hodge Jones and Allen.

Russell Fraser

Protest Rights, Protest Rights, Criminal Defence | Friday 4 February 2022

High Court dismisses contempt of court against Insulate Britain activists

Owen Greenhall, joint-convenor of the Garden Court Protest Rights Team, represented three defendants in these committal proceedings.

Owen Greenhall

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: 2010) and Gráinne Mellon (Call: 2010) of Garden Court Chambers have been newly appointed as Recorders by the Queen.

Gráinne Mellon Emma Fenn Helen Foot

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.

Tom Wainwright

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.

Tom Wainwright Owen Greenhall

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.

Tom Wainwright

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