News & Views
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Protest Rights, Administrative and Public Law | Tuesday 10 May 2022
Queen’s Speech heralds further attacks on our fundamental rights and freedoms
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.