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Administrative and Public Law, Housing Law, Community Care Law | Wednesday 10 April 2024

High Court finds Local Authority's housing policy to be discriminatory against women and girls escaping violence in successful judicial review challenge

Stephanie Harrison KC and Nadia O’Mara of the Garden Court Public Law Team successfully acted for the Claimant, instructed by Public Interest Law Centre.

Franck Magennis Nadia O'Mara Stephanie Harrison KC

Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 30 November 2023

High Court rules Home Office use of hotels for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children unlawful

Stephanie Harrison KC, Gráinne Mellon and Ollie Persey, of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law team, are instructed by Bhatt Murphy.

Georgie Rea Ollie Persey Gráinne Mellon Stephanie Harrison KC

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Administrative and Public Law | Wednesday 29 November 2023

Supreme Court rules wide injunctions have negative impact on Gypsies and Travellers' ability to pursue traditional nomadic way of life

Marc Willers KC, Tessa Buchanan & Owen Greenhall represented London Gypsies and Travellers (LGT), Friends Families and Travellers (FFT) and the Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group (DGLG). Stephanie Harrison KC, Stephen Clark & Fatima Jichi represented FFT.

Fatima Jichi Stephen Clark Owen Greenhall Tessa Buchanan Marc Willers KC Stephanie Harrison KC

Education Law, School Inclusion Project (SIP) | Tuesday 28 November 2023

High Court grants permission in test case challenging the lack of legal aid for school exclusion appeals

Stephanie Harrison KC and Ollie Persey of the Garden Court Chambers Education Law Team, instructed by Sabrina Simpson and Abigail Hands of Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

Ollie Persey Stephanie Harrison KC

Environmental Law and Climate Justice | Monday 6 November 2023

Garden Court barristers contribute to Legal Action Magazine's Environmental Law Update (November 2023)

Members of the Garden Court Environmental Law and Climate Justice Team have written for Legal Action Magazine.

Fatima Jichi Ollie Persey Owen Greenhall Jodie Blackstock Marc Willers KC Stephanie Harrison KC

Inquests and Inquiries, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 19 September 2023

Dangerous use of force, failure of safeguards and culture of dehumanisation - Brook House Inquiry report finds 19 instances of inhumane or degrading treatment

Stephanie Harrison KC leading Louise Hooper, Gordon Lee, Kirsten Heaven, Una Morris, and Alex Schymyck, of the Garden Court Chambers Inquests and Inquiries Team represented former detainees, instructed by Hamish Arnott of Bhatt Murphy.

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Administrative and Public Law | Monday 3 July 2023

Stephanie Harrison KC guest-stars on The Landmark Listen podcast episode ‘Guerrilla Law - Abuse in Immigration Detention: the Brook House Inquiry'

Stephanie Harrison KC, Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers and member of the Inquests & Inquiries Team, speaks to Alex Goodman KC of Landmark Chambers, on the Brook House Inquiry in the latest episode of The Landmark Listen: Public Interest Law Podcast.

Stephanie Harrison KC

Environmental Protest, Environmental Protest, Administrative and Public Law | Tuesday 5 March 2019

Environmental campaigners in court to protect right to free speech threat from oil and gas injunctions

Stephanie Harrison QC is representing Joe Corré, one of the named defendants.

Stephanie Harrison KC Stephen Simblet KC

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