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Welfare Benefits Law, Administrative and Public Law | Friday 19 January 2024
Garden Court represent tax credit claimant in a landmark Court of Appeal decision on access to justice
Desmond Rutledge and Ollie Persey of Garden Court Chambers acted for the respondent, instructed by Joe Power of Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre and led by Jamie Burton KC of Doughty Street Chambers.
Administrative and Public Law, Welfare Benefits Law | Tuesday 17 January 2023
Court of Appeal rules the policy of paying a COVID uplift to Universal Credit claimants but not to those claimants on Legacy Benefits is lawful
Claimants were represented by Jamie Burton KC of Doughty Street Chambers who led Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers, instructed by William Ford of Osbornes Law Solicitors.
Welfare Benefits Law | Friday 18 February 2022
High Court rules it was lawful to restrict £20-a-week covid uplift for Universal Credit claimants with no backdating for legacy benefits claimants
Desmond Rutledge, of the Garden Court Chambers Welfare Benefits Law Team, represented the Claimants, led by Jamie Burton QC of Doughty Street Chambers and instructed by William Ford of Osbornes Law.
Welfare Benefits Law | Wednesday 14 July 2021
DWP to stop ‘cold-calling’ disabled people to make low benefit ‘offers’
The Claimant was represented by Desmond Rutledge of the Garden Court Chambers Welfare Benefits Law Team instructed by Sara Lomri of Public Law Project. The Claimant was also represented by Bijan Hoshi of Garden Court & PLP.
Administrative and Public Law, Welfare Benefits Law | Thursday 29 April 2021
High Court challenge to denial of benefit increases for nearly 2m people with disabilities
Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers instructed by William Ford of Osbornes Law.
Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights | Monday 6 January 2020
New edition of 'Gypsy and Traveller Law' published by Legal Action Group
'Gypsy and Traveller Law' is edited by Marc Willers QC of Garden Court Chambers. Garden Court co-authors are Marc Willers QC, David Watkinson, Stephen Cottle, Desmond Rutledge, Owen Greenhall and Tessa Buchanan.
Administrative and Public Law, Welfare Benefits Law | Friday 21 April 2023
Court of Appeal allows child’s disability living allowance appeal holding UK was competent state under EU co-ordination rules for social security
The Appellant was represented by Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers, instructed by William Ford of Osbornes Law Solicitors.