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Education Law | Friday 13 December 2019

Successful Judicial Review against funding cuts by Cornwall Council to education for autistic young people

Gráinne Mellon successfully represented the claimants, six young people who were due to start at college in September 2019 and 2020. Following a number of declarations of illegality, full course funding was restored for cohorts commencing 2020-2025.

Gráinne Mellon

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, International Human Rights, Garden Court International | Monday 15 November 2021

Greek authorities urged to review the criminal case against search and rescue volunteer

The criminal case against search and rescue volunteer Seán Binder, brought by the Greek authorities, breaches international human rights law, according to a legal opinion by Gráinne Mellon, of the Garden Court Chambers International Human Rights Team.

Gráinne Mellon

Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 25 August 2021

High Court approves settlement for a six-year-old who was sexually assaulted by a classmate

Gráinne Mellon of the Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties team represented the six-year-old, instructed by Andrew Lord at Leigh Day Solicitors.

Gráinne Mellon

Court of Protection | Thursday 28 January 2021

Gráinne Mellon acts in first Court of Protection case concerning Covid-19 Vaccination and the Mental Capacity Act

Gráinne Mellon of the Court of Protection Team was instructed on behalf of Mrs E, by her Accredited Legal Representative, Keith Clarke of Burke Niazi Solicitors.

Gráinne Mellon

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 1 June 2020

Gráinne Mellon appointed Part-Time First-tier Tribunal Judge, assigned to Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Gráinne Mellon

Administrative and Public Law | Friday 25 October 2019

Garden Court Chambers wins the ECPAT Children's Champion Award 2019

The award is made in recognition of Garden Court's tireless work advocating for the rights of trafficked children and developing the law to protect child victims for over a decade.

Immigration Law, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation | Thursday 24 October 2019

CJEU decision in Bajratari v SSHD(Case 93/18)

Gráinne Mellon and Ronan Toal of Garden Court acted successfully on behalf of the Aire Centre who were intervenors in the case of Bajarati v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] ECR 1.

Gráinne Mellon Ronan Toal

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 16 May 2019

15 members of Garden Court Chambers appointed to Equality and Human Rights Commission Panel of Counsel

Stephanie Harrison QC, Amanda Weston QC, Bethan Harris, Liz Davies, Grace Brown, Timothy Baldwin, Mark Symes, Joanne Cecil, Stephen Marsh, Anthony Vaughan, Shu Shin Luh, Connor Johnston, Gráinne Mellon, Tessa Buchanan and Miranda Butler.

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