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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.

Leslie Thomas QC

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.

Leslie Thomas QC Catherine Oborne

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.

Leslie Thomas QC Una Morris

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

Leslie Thomas QC Una Morris

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.

Leslie Thomas QC

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.

Leslie Thomas QC

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.

Leslie Thomas QC Marc Willers QC

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.

Leslie Thomas QC

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