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Housing Law, Administrative and Public Law, Community Care Law | Thursday 12 March 2020

Nick Bano joins Garden Court Chambers as a new tenant

Nick specialises in representing homeless people, residential occupiers, and destitute & migrant households in both public law and private law disputes.

Nick Bano

Housing Law | Thursday 22 October 2020

Court of Appeal considers service of notices on deceased tenants

Nick Bano of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team has acted in an important Court of Appeal case concerning the proper procedure for serving notice on a tenant who has died without leaving a will. Nick was instructed by Manjit Mandair of Osbornes Solici

Nick Bano

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 2 April 2020

Court of Appeal rules that the County Court has jurisdiction when hearing homelessness appeals to consider challenges to councils’ ‘contracting-out’ processes

Nick Bano of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team represented the Appellant in James v Hertsmere Borough Council in the Court of Appeal, judgment handed down on 2 April 2020.

Nick Bano

Housing Law | Wednesday 25 November 2020

Homelessness, ‘settled’ accommodation and overcrowding

Liz Davies and Nick Bano of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team represented the applicant, instructed by Grainne McCormack of Gillian Radford solicitors.

Nick Bano Liz Davies

Housing Law | Tuesday 15 December 2020

Settled accommodation – Doka revisited

Blog by Connor Johnston. Liz Davies and Nick Bano of the Garden Court Housing Team acted for the Respondent Ms Broderick.

Connor Johnston Nick Bano Liz Davies

Administrative and Public Law, Housing Law | Thursday 4 March 2021

Successful policy challenge: homeless women fleeing domestic violence

Stephanie Harrison QC and Nick Bano represented the Claimant. Sophie Caseley was instructed by Bhatt Murphy for Women’s Aid, who intervened in the case.

Sophie Caseley Nick Bano Stephanie Harrison QC

Community Care Law | Thursday 2 April 2020

Court of Appeal's judgment in the case of James v Hertsmere Borough Council: What does it mean for jurisdiction of County Court?

Nick Bano of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team discusses the Court of Appeal's judgment in the case of James v Hertsmere Borough Council.

Nick Bano

Housing Law | Thursday 25 June 2020

Significant challenge to Lambeth’s housing policy conceded

Two members of Garden Court’s Housing Team, Liz Davies and Nick Bano, have been involved in bringing an important challenge to Lambeth Council’s allocations and homelessness policy.

Nick Bano Liz Davies

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