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Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 13 June 2023

UK Covid-19 Inquiry first substantive hearing underway - Garden Court counsel instructed

Numerous Garden Court Chambers counsel, of the Garden Court Inquests & Inquiries Team, are instructed in the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.

Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 28 February 2023

UK Covid-19 Inquiry Module 3 - Opening statement on behalf of Core Participants

Members of the Garden Court Inquests & Inquiries Team delivered opening statements on behalf of Core Participants.

Una Morris Stephen Simblet KC Allison Munroe KC Leslie Thomas KC

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 19 October 2022

New report uncovers ‘institutional racism’ in the justice system

A new report by experts from The University of Manchester and barrister Keir Monteith KC has raised urgent questions about racial attitudes and practices in the justice system in England and Wales.

Elena Papamichael Leslie Thomas KC Stephen Lue Keir Monteith KC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Friday 2 September 2022

Professor Leslie Thomas QC shortlisted for the Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion Award by Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022

Leslie Thomas KC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities, Inquests and Inquiries | Thursday 14 April 2022

OUT TODAY - Leslie Thomas QC's autobiography 'Do Right and Fear No One' hits shelves

Inspired from a young age to help the marginalised and voiceless, Leslie Thomas QC has dedicated his career to fighting for the underdog and holding the State to account.

Leslie Thomas KC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Monday 31 January 2022

Do Right and Fear No One - Autobiography by Leslie Thomas QC available to pre-order

An unforgettable account of some of the most significant, controversial & disturbing legal cases of the last 50 years. Do Right and Fear No One presents a blistering argument for a level playing field in the pursuit of justice.

Leslie Thomas KC

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.

Una Morris Michael Etienne Leslie Thomas KC

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 KC

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