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Administrative and Public Law, Welfare Benefits Law | Wednesday 7 December 2016

Court of Appeal clarifies the approach to be taken when restricting the amount of housing benefit payable to claimants in a women’s refuge

Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers acted for the Intervener (Roshni).

Desmond Rutledge

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Claims Against the Police and Public Authorities | Friday 21 October 2016

Garden Court and Stephanie Harrison QC shortlisted for Human Rights and Public Law awards

Garden Court has been shortlisted at the Chambers Bar Awards, whilst Stephanie and our Public Law Team are shortlisted at the Legal 500 Awards.

Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 14 October 2015

Use it or lose it: How to secure public funding for social security cases

In the October edition of Legal Action, Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers and Tom Royston of Garden Court North explain there are no shortage of qualifying social security cases for legal aid.

Desmond Rutledge

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 21 September 2015

Female EU Citizens can retain ‘Worker’ status for pregnancy-related reasons for 52 weeks

The three claimants were represented by Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge of Garden Court Chambers.

Adrian Berry Desmond Rutledge

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 26 February 2015

Court of Appeal rules on whether UK is required to make backdated income support payments to refugees

Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge were instructed by Hackney Community Law Centre for the appellant.

Adrian Berry Desmond Rutledge

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 10 February 2015

Court of Appeal rules that Zambrano carers are not entitled to mainstream welfare benefits after 8 November 2012

Ms Sanneh was represented by Stephen Knafler QC, Desmond Rutledge and Ali Bandegani.

Ali Bandegani Desmond Rutledge

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 7 July 2014

Decision to abolish backdating of income support for refugees to be appealed

Court of Appeal to consider whether abolishing backdating of income support for refugees breaches international law

Adrian Berry Desmond Rutledge

Housing Law | Thursday 27 August 2020

Housing Law Handbook: A Practical Guide (Law Society, 2nd edition)

Edited by Stephen Cottle. Contributors: Tim Baldwin, Adrian Berry, Tessa Buchanan, Sophie Caseley, Justine Compton, Sebastian Elgueta, Ed Fitzpatrick, Kevin Gannon, Adrian Marshall Williams, David Renton, Desmond Rutledge and Marina Sergides.

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