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Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 8 May 2014

Tim Baldwin instructed for family of Natalie Thomas at inquest

Inquest into the death of Natalie Thomas in psychiatric care in St Charles Hospital begins today.

Tim Baldwin

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 29 January 2014

Successful outcomes in linked disrepair claims demonstrate the importance of preserving Legal Aid for housing cases

Tim Baldwin and Connor Johnston have successfully represented the claimant in two linked housing disrepair cases involving substantial damages. Of concern is that cases like this now probably lie outside the scope of legal aid.

Tim Baldwin Connor Johnston

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 31 December 2013

Inquest jury finds vulnerable man died as a result of "inadequate care" in police custody

Following a four-week inquest, a jury has decided that Robert Edwards died as a result of inadequate care provided by officers in Bury St Edmunds police station, and in a healthcare assessment provided by a G4S contractor.

Tim Baldwin

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.

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 | Wednesday 27 March 2013

Anti Squatting Law

160 lawyers signed a letter to the Guardian pointing out that the criminal trespass offence (s 144) was introduced on the basis of misinformation. The offence which deals with squatting in a residential building was introduced into the Legal Aid, Sentenci

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