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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.

Bijan Hoshi Desmond Rutledge

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.

Desmond Rutledge

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.

Immigration Law, Welfare Benefits Law | Thursday 12 March 2020

Upper Tribunal rules that a British child living with her mother in the UK will not be entitled to Disability Living Allowance if her father is living and working in another EU State

Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge acted for the Claimant, instructed by William Ford of Osbornes Law. The claimant is considering an appeal to the Court of Appeal.

Desmond Rutledge Adrian Berry

Housing Law | Tuesday 15 October 2019

Garden Court Housing Team responds to Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government consultation on 'A new deal for renters'

The Garden Court Housing Team welcomes the government’s proposal to abolish no fault evictions (based on s.21 Housing Act 1988).

Marc Willers QC Irena Sabic Maria Moodie Tim Baldwin Liz Davies Stephen Cottle Marina Sergides Sophie Caseley Kevin Gannon Hannah Rought-Brooks Adrian Berry Bethan Harris

Welfare Benefits Law, Community Care Law, Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 19 September 2019

HMRC defeated at European Court of Justice on rights for pregnant self-employed EU Citizens

Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers represented Ms Dakneviciute, instructed by the Welfare Rights Service of the City of Wolverhampton Council.

Adrian Berry Desmond Rutledge

Visas, Settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain), British Citizenship and Naturalisation | Friday 25 June 2021

Garden Court Immigration Team dedicate 10th Edition of Macdonald's Immigration Law & Practice to the life and legacy of Ian Macdonald QC

The General Editors, Stephanie Harrison QC, Ronan Toal & Sadat Sayeed, are leaders in the field & practice in the number one ranked Garden Court Immigration Team. David Neale is a legal researcher & former barrister

Community Care Law | Monday 15 July 2019

Legal Action Group publish 'Adult Social Care Law' (second edition, LAG) with contributions from Tim Baldwin and Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers

Tim Baldwin and Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court contributed chapters on Inquests and welfare benefits to 'Adult Social Care Law' by Stephen Knafler QC of Landmark Chambers.

Tim Baldwin Desmond Rutledge

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