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Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Administrative and Public Law | Wednesday 29 November 2023

Supreme Court rules wide injunctions have negative impact on Gypsies and Travellers' ability to pursue traditional nomadic way of life

Marc Willers KC, Tessa Buchanan & Owen Greenhall represented London Gypsies and Travellers (LGT), Friends Families and Travellers (FFT) and the Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group (DGLG). Stephanie Harrison KC, Stephen Clark & Fatima Jichi represented FFT.

Fatima Jichi Stephen Clark Owen Greenhall Tessa Buchanan Marc Willers KC Stephanie Harrison KC

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 13 June 2023

UK Covid-19 Inquiry first substantive hearing underway - Garden Court counsel instructed

Numerous Garden Court Chambers counsel, of the Garden Court Inquests & Inquiries Team, are instructed in the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.

Administrative and Public Law | Friday 24 March 2023

Afghan children and their families abandoned in remote hotels following High Court ruling

Raza Halim, Tessa Buchanan, Oliver Persey, and Alex Schymyck of the Garden Court Public Law Team acted for the families, instructed by Public Law Project, Deighton Pierce Glynn and Shelter Legal Services.

Alex Schymyck Raza Halim Ollie Persey Tessa Buchanan

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights | Monday 6 March 2023

DLA Briefing: Planning definition of Gypsies and Travellers unlawfully discriminatory

Marc Willers KC and Tessa Buchanan of Garden Court Chambers appeared for the successful appellant, instructed by Keith Coughtrie of Deighton Pierce Glynn.

Tessa Buchanan Marc Willers KC

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights, Planning Law, Administrative and Public Law | Monday 7 November 2022

Government’s planning definition of Gypsies and Travellers unlawfully discriminatory

Marc Willers KC and Tessa Buchanan of Garden Court Chambers appeared for the successful appellant.

Owen Greenhall Tessa Buchanan Marc Willers KC

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 30 June 2022

"The Gypsy and Traveller way of life is being legislated out of existence" - Legal opinion commissioned by Good Law Project

Marc Willers QC, Tessa Buchanan, and Owen Greenhall of Garden Court Chambers were commissioned by the Good Law Project to survey the legal landscape for Gypsy and Traveller groups to assess whether it complies with the UK’s legal obligations.

Owen Greenhall Tessa Buchanan Marc Willers KC

Family Law, Housing Law | Wednesday 11 May 2022

Garden Court responses to government consultations on domestic abuse

Tessa Buchanan Liz Davies KC Naomi Wiseman Marina Sergides

Housing Law | Friday 28 January 2022

Housing Allocation & Homelessness Law & Practice 6th edition out now

Co-authored by His Honour Judge Jan Luba QC and members of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team, Liz Davies, Connor Johnston and Tessa Buchanan.

Tessa Buchanan Liz Davies KC Connor Johnston

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