News & Views
Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 19 February 2014
Leslie Thomas and Marc Willers appointed as Queen's Counsel
Garden Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Dr Leslie Thomas and Marc Willers have been appointed Queen's Counsel.
Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 16 January 2014
Leslie Thomas highlighted as a leading campaigner in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list
Leslie Thomas has been named as a leading campaigner in The Lawyer magazine’s Hot 100 list. Leslie is recognised for the work he does regarding deaths in custody and at the hands of the police.
Garden Court Chambers | Friday 10 January 2014
Jury Concludes Mark Duggan Lawfully Killed
On 8 January 2014, the jury at the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot by police in August 2011, reached its conclusion. Leslie Thomas represented the loved ones of Mr Duggan.
Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 11 December 2013
Jury to consider whether Mark Duggan unlawfully killed by police
The jury in the Mark Duggan inquest retired at 15:07 today to consider their conclusions in the 13-week inquest. They must decide how and in what circumstances Mark Duggan came to be shot by a firearms officer during the course of a police operation on 4
Garden Court Chambers | Monday 9 December 2013
IPCC re-opens investigation into death of Sean Rigg
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has today announced that it has re-opened the investigation into the death of Sean Rigg, who died in police custody in 2008. Following his inquest in 2012, in which his family were represented by Leslie Thomas
Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 12 November 2013
Leslie Thomas awarded Honorary Doctorate of Law
We are delighted to learn that civil liberties and human rights barrister Leslie Thomas has been awarded an honorary doctorate of law by his alma mater Kingston University London.
Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 31 October 2013
Garden Court Chambers ranked Band 1 in Chambers UK 2014
We are once again delighted to have been ranked as a leading set by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers UK 2014 directory.
Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights | Friday 18 October 2013
18 Garden Court barristers instructed on Hillsborough Inquest
Garden Court Chambers are pleased to announce that 18 Garden Court barristers have been instructed on the Hillsborough inquest.