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Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 25 September 2013

Garden Court Chambers recommended as Top Tier Set in Legal 500 2013

Garden Court Chambers is once again delighted to have been recommended as a Top Tier Set in this year's Legal 500. We are recommended in six areas of law as a set, with 11 silks and 27 junior barristers recognised individually.

Garden Court Chambers | Friday 5 July 2013

Azelle Rodney: Unlawfully killed

Azelle Rodney was shot dead by a Metropolitan Police officer on 30 April 2005. Today, in a historic report, Sir Christopher Holland, the Chairman of the Azelle Rodney Inquiry, found that the death of Azelle Rodney was unlawful.

Leslie Thomas QC Allison Bailey

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 3 July 2013

Smiley Culture inquest jury return suicide verdict

The jury at the inquest into the death of reggae artist David Emmanuel, also known as Smiley Culture, have recorded a verdict of suicide. Mr Emmanuel died of a stab wound to the heart following a Metropolitan Police raid on his home in March 2011.

Leslie Thomas QC

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 22 May 2013

Leslie Thomas: a voice for the dead - Guardian article

In a recent Guardian article he speaks of his experiences and role in acting as the voice for those that have no voice.

Leslie Thomas QC

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 20 May 2013

Sean Rigg inquest - a watershed for the police service and the IPCC?

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) publishes its independent review of its investigation into the death of Sean Rigg.

Leslie Thomas QC

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 25 April 2013

Leslie Thomas: The lawyer who speaks for the voiceless

This week's issue of The Voice features an extended article about Garden Court human rights barrister Leslie Thomas

Leslie Thomas QC

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 15 January 2013

Garden Court barristers recognised in Black Letter Law directory

Garden Court Chambers was delighted to learn that a record number of members of Chambers have been identified in the latest edition of Black Letter Law Directory. In total, 12 barristers have been highlighted for being in the news or as notable practition

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 9 January 2013

Leslie Thomas recognised in Black Mental Health UK's Top 30 of 2012

Leslie Thomas has been recognised by the campaigning group Black Mental Health UK as one of the leading lights for 2012. In their inter-disciplinary Top 30 list, he is ranked at number 4.

Leslie Thomas QC

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