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Criminal Defence, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 23 April 2021
Undercover Policing Inquiry - Opening statement on behalf of other non-police, non-state Core Participants
Kirsten Heaven of the Garden Court Chambers Inquiries Team delivers opening statement at Tranche 1 Phase 2 of the Inquiry.
Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 9 December 2020
Inquest finds inadequate communication by Oxleas staff was factor in death of Claire Lilley
Our Kirsten Heaven of the Garden Court Chambers Inquest team represented the family, instructed by fellow INQUEST Lawyers Group members, Chris Callender and Amy O'Shea of Simpson Millar Solicitors.
Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 13 February 2020
Jury find series of failures in safeguarding at HMP Swansea as inquest into death of Oliver Jones concludes
The family was represented by Kirsten Heaven of Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties Team instructed by INQUEST Lawyers Group member Jenny Fraser of Broudie Jackson Canter Solicitors.
Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 17 March 2020
Multiple failures contributed to death of Dean George at HMP Swansea
The family was represented by Kirsten Heaven of Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties Team instructed by INQUEST Lawyers Group members Clare Richardson and Rosa Potter of Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 12 October 2018
Murder of Birmingham woman Jacqueline Oakes: Inquest concludes unlawful killing
Kirsten Heaven represented Jacqueline's family at the inquest, instructed by Andrew Petherbridge of Hudgell Solicitors.
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 29 June 2018
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield to go on trial for manslaughter by gross negligence
The trial of Mr Duckenfield is currently listed to start on 10 September.
Garden Court Chambers | Monday 21 May 2018
Jury find neglect in healthcare contributed to the death of Michalla Sweeting at HMP Eastwood Park
Michalla’s family were represented by Fiona McGhie of Irwin Mitchell and Kirsten Heaven of the Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties and Inquest Teams.
Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Criminal Defence, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Thursday 18 February 2021
Undercover Policing Inquiry - Garden Court counsel instructed
Garden Court Chambers counsel instructed to represent clients at the Undercover Policing Inquiry.