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Mental Health Law, Court of Protection | Wednesday 20 December 2023

Garden Court counsel successfully oppose Hospital Trust claim that orders permitting compulsory treatment can be implemented and extended by remote examinations

Garden Court’s Stephen Simblet KC and Ollie Persey acted for PQR, instructed by Deborah Robinson through Cartwright King Solicitors, with Garden Court’s Roger Pezzani and Alex Schymyck instructed by Rheian Davies on behalf of Mind.

Alex Schymyck Ollie Persey Roger Pezzani Stephen Simblet KC

Mediation, Welfare Benefits Law, Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights | Wednesday 4 October 2023

Garden Court secures top tier rankings in the Legal 500 UK 2024

Garden Court Chambers is proud to be recognised as a Top Tier set again in the Legal 500 UK 2024 rankings.

Administrative and Public Law, Community Care Law, Court of Protection | Friday 21 July 2023

New edition of Halsbury's Laws on Judicial Review

Ollie Persey of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law Team is the Consultant Editor of the latest edition of the highly regarded public law practitioner text, Halsbury’s Laws on Judicial Review, published this month.

Ollie Persey

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Wednesday 12 July 2023

Garden Court Chambers shortlisted for record-breaking TEN awards at The Legal 500 Bar Awards

We are delighted to announce that Garden Court Chambers has been shortlisted in a record-breaking ten categories at The Legal 500 Bar Awards.

Immigration Law, Court of Protection, Community Care Law | Thursday 19 May 2022

Grainne Mellon and David Neale shortlisted for LALY Awards 2022

Gráinne Mellon David Neale

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

Administrative and Public Law, Court of Protection | Thursday 13 January 2022

Suspension of DLA after 28 days in hospital did not violate Article 14 ECHR, in case of an adult patient with severe learning disabilities

The Appellant was represented by Amanda Weston QC, Desmond Rutledge and Ollie Persey of Garden Court Chambers instructed by Merseyside Law Centre (Samantha Maher, Trainee Solicitor).

Amanda Weston KC Desmond Rutledge Ollie Persey

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Mental Health Law | Wednesday 22 December 2021

Nicola Braganza, Mark Gatley and Liz Davies of Garden Court Chambers to be appointed Queen’s Counsel

Garden Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Nicola Braganza, Mark Gatley and Liz Davies of Garden Court Chambers will be formally appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2022.

Liz Davies KC Nicola Braganza KC Mark Gatley KC

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