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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

Financial Crime and Confiscation, Criminal Defence | Tuesday 11 January 2022

Defendant unanimously acquitted of £12 million money laundering duty evasion fraud

Nerida Harford-Bell of the Garden Court Chambers Financial Crime Team represented Michael Howard, instructed by Ghulam Sohail of MPR Solicitors Hounslow.

Nerida Harford-Bell

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

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals, Protest Rights | Tuesday 4 January 2022

Elena Papamichael joins Garden Court Chambers Crime Team

Garden Court Chambers is delighted to announce Elena Papamichael is now a member of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team.

Elena Papamichael

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 Mark Gatley Nicola Braganza

Criminal Defence | Tuesday 21 December 2021

Michael Ivers QC secured acquittal for both murder and attempted murder

Michael Ivers QC secured an acquittal for both murder and attempted murder for Shaan Mir. Mr Ivers QC led Neena Crinnion and was instructed by Richard Cronin of O'Keeffe Solicitors.

Michael Ivers QC

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Tuesday 21 December 2021

Released after 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit

David Emanuel QC and Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, instructed by Steven Bird of Birds Solicitors have secured the acquittal of a man wrongly convicted of murder in 2004 after an unprecedented three appeals.

Tom Wainwright David Emanuel QC

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