News & Views
Criminal Defence | Monday 20 December 2021
Defendant found not guilty of murder at Wood Green Crown Court
Sam Robinson QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, led Jodie Hitchcock from 3 Temple Gardens. They were instructed by Helen Da Silva of Da Silva Solicitors.
Protest Rights, Protest Rights, Protest Rights | Friday 10 December 2021
Christian Climate Action Defendants who climbed atop DLR train in protest acquitted of all charges on International Human Rights Day
Six defendants protesting against government inaction about climate change have been found not guilty by a jury, who found that a conviction would not be a proportionate interference with their right to protest.
Criminal Defence | Wednesday 8 December 2021
Minka Braun secures acquittal for murder
Minka Braun, of the Garden Court Criminal Defence Team, instructed by Pawan Gill of BH Mohammed Solicitors, has secured the acquittal of M. She was led by Mark Milliken-Smith QC.
Criminal Defence | Thursday 18 November 2021
Keir Monteith QC obtains four not guilty conspiracy verdicts
Keir Monteith QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, was instructed by Subashini Nathan and Mohsin Ariff of Lloyds PR and led Derek Johashen of The 36 Group.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Appeals, Protest Rights | Wednesday 17 November 2021
Tom Wainwright successfully appeals conviction of HS2 protestor for protecting wildlife
Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team, represented the appellant. Tom was instructed by Simon Natas and Anna Renou of ITN Solicitors.
Criminal Defence | Monday 15 November 2021
Lee Sergent secures not guilty verdicts for man accused of attempted murder
Lee Sergent, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, was instructed by Kevin Williams of GT Stewart Solicitors.
Criminal Defence | Tuesday 9 November 2021
Anya Lewis QC and Stella Harris secure acquittals for murder
Anya Lewis QC and Stella Harris secure acquittals at half time for two young men (aged 17 and 18 respectively) charged with murder and grievous bodily harm with intent.