News & Views
Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 25 March 2015
IPCC report contradicts jury’s finding into fatal police shooting of Mark Duggan
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has published a report into the fatal shooting of Mark Duggan. The IPCC report directly contradicts the inquest jury’s finding.
Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 18 March 2015
Inquest into the death of Eleanor de Freitas
The family was represented by Leslie Thomas QC and Catherine Oborne, both of Garden Court Chambers.
Garden Court Chambers | Friday 26 September 2014
Police failed Arsema Dawit inquest concludes
An inquest into the death of Arsema Dawit has found that she was let down by the police after she reported her ex-boyfriend's threatening behaviour to them.
Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 25 September 2014
Sean Rigg police officer fails in resignation judicial review challenge
The High Court has dismissed a challenge by a police officer who sought to resign before misconduct proceedings relating to the death of Sean Rigg were concluded
Garden Court Chambers | Friday 22 August 2014
Leslie Thomas QC speaks in Dominica on deaths in state custody
Leslie Thomas QC takes part in Caribbean press conference on deaths in state custody and the inquest process.
Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 30 July 2014
CPS to prosecute firearms officer who shot Azelle Rodney
The CPS has announced today that it intends to prosecute the firearms officer who shot Azelle Rodney for murder.
Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 15 April 2014
Leslie Thomas QC and Marc Willers QC appointed Queen's Counsel
Garden Court Chambers was delighted to see two of its members appointed Queen's Counsel in yesterday's 2014 silks’ ceremony.
Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 27 February 2014
High Court rejects challenge to Azelle Rodney unlawful killing finding
The High Court has today rejected a judicial review challenge to the unlawful killing finding of the Azelle Rodney Inquiry. In its judgement, the court ruled such a challenge as unarguable and without merit.