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Criminal Appeals, Criminal Defence | Monday 10 June 2019

Sally Challen walks free after prosecutors accept lesser plea of manslaughter for killing abusive husband in coercive control case

Clare Wade QC and Lucie Wibberley of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team represented Sally Challen, instructed by Harriet Wistrich of Birnberg Peirce & Partners.

Lucie Wibberley Clare Wade QC

Criminal Defence | Thursday 10 September 2020

Clare Wade QC shortlisted for Barrister of the Year & Woman of the Year by Women in Law Awards 2020

Congratulations to our Clare Wade QC of the Garden Court Criminal Defence Team who has been shortlisted by Women in Law Awards 2020 for Barrister of the Year and Woman of the Year!

Clare Wade QC

Criminal Defence | Thursday 12 November 2020

Clare Wade QC wins 'Barrister of the Year' at Women in Law Awards 2020

Congratulations to our Clare Wade QC of the Garden Court Criminal Defence Team who has won Barrister of the Year at the Women in Law Awards 2020!

Clare Wade QC

Criminal Defence | Thursday 9 September 2021

Clare Wade QC appointed to conduct an independent review of the law around domestic homicides

Clare Wade QC of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team – who was lead counsel in the high-profile case of Sally Challen – will examine the need to reform the law before presenting her findings and recommendations to the Lord Chancellor.

Clare Wade QC

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Friday 23 November 2018

Emma-Jayne Magson granted leave to appeal against conviction for killing boyfriend in light of “fresh evidence”

Clare Wade QC is instructed by Louise Bullivant, Aitken Harter Solicitors on behalf of Emma-Jayne Magson.

Clare Wade QC

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Friday 2 March 2018

Sally Challen granted leave to appeal conviction for killing husband in "coercive control" case

Garden Court's Clare Wade QC instructed by Harriet Wistrich, Birnberg Peirce.

Clare Wade QC

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 26 February 2018

Clare Wade, Sonali Naik, Amanda Weston and Brenda Campbell appointed Queen’s Counsel

Garden Court Chambers is delighted to congratulate our four new silks appointed as Queen's Counsel on 26 February 2018.

Sonali Naik QC Amanda Weston QC Brenda Campbell QC Clare Wade QC

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 21 December 2017

Clare Wade, Sonali Naik, Amanda Weston and Brenda Campbell to be appointed Queen's Counsel

Clare Wade, Sonali Naik, Amanda Weston and Brenda Campbell will be appointed Queen's Counsel in February 2018.

Sonali Naik QC Amanda Weston QC Brenda Campbell QC Clare Wade QC

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