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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Friday 30 July 2021

The Macpherson Report more than 20 years on - Home Affairs Committee calls for urgent action to tackle deep rooted racial disparities in policing

Professor Leslie Thomas QC, Una Morris and Michael Etienne provided evidence to the committee through the Police Action Lawyers Group.

Michael Etienne Una Morris Leslie Thomas QC

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 19 November 2020

Professor Leslie Thomas QC wins Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion Award at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2020

Professor Leslie Thomas QC has spent his entire career representing clients from diverse backgrounds, acting for vulnerable, marginalised and disadvantaged people, who seek justice and accountability from the state and others.

Leslie Thomas QC

Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 9 October 2020

Inappropriate police restraint contributed to the death of Kevin Clarke inquest concludes

Professor Leslie Thomas QC and Ifeanyi Odogwu of the Garden Court Chambers Inquests & Inquiries Team represented the family of Kevin Clarke. Instructed by Cyrilia Davies Knight and Ben Curtis of Saunders Law.

Leslie Thomas QC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 25 August 2020

JUSTICE launches timely report on urgent reform for major inquests and inquiries

The organisation Justice launched their latest much anticipated Working Party publication:‘When things go wrong: the response of the justice system’. The Working Party included a number of retired High Court Judges and leading practitioners in the field a

Una Morris Leslie Thomas QC Thalia Maragh Allison Munroe QC

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 7 July 2020

"We can't breathe" - Oral statement by Professor Leslie Thomas QC to the Grenfell Inquiry on behalf of bereaved, residents and survivors

Submission made by Professor Leslie Thomas QC on behalf of bereaved, residents and survivors represented by Allison Munroe QC & Thalia Maragh of Garden Court Chambers and Birnberg Peirce, Saunders Law, Duncan Lewis, Deighton Pierce Glynn, Russell Cooke an

Leslie Thomas QC

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 7 July 2020

Grenfell Tower Inquiry - Written submission on behalf of bereaved, residents and survivors

Written submission on behalf of bereaved, residents and survivors represented by Leslie Thomas QC, Allison Munroe QC & Thalia Maragh of Garden Court Chambers and Birnberg Peirce, Saunders Law, Duncan Lewis, Deighton Pierce Glynn, Russell Cooke an

Leslie Thomas QC Thalia Maragh Allison Munroe QC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Thursday 4 June 2020

Leslie Thomas QC appointed Gresham Professor of Law

Leslie Thomas QC of the Garden Court Civil Liberties Team to give first year of lectures on Death, The State, and Human Rights. He will be the first black Gresham Law Professor.

Leslie Thomas QC

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 7 August 2019

Garden Court barristers appointed to advise JUSTICE on reform of institutional responses to deaths or other serious incidents

Leslie Thomas QC, Thalia Maragh and Una Morris of the Garden Court Inquests and Public Inquiries Team have been appointed to the JUSTICE Working Party, 'When Things Go Wrong'.

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