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Administrative and Public Law, Community Care Law, Court of Protection | Friday 21 July 2023

New edition of Halsbury's Laws on Judicial Review

Ollie Persey of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law Team is the Consultant Editor of the latest edition of the highly regarded public law practitioner text, Halsbury’s Laws on Judicial Review, published this month.

Ollie Persey

School Inclusion Project (SIP), Education Law | Wednesday 24 April 2024

Hertfordshire County Council commits to review of special needs policies following legal challenge

Ollie Persey of the Garden Court Education Law Team acted for the father of a child, W, in the legal proceedings, instructed by Dan Rosenberg and Heather Davidson of Simpson Millar.

Ollie Persey

Administrative and Public Law, Court of Protection | Thursday 13 January 2022

Suspension of DLA after 28 days in hospital did not violate Article 14 ECHR, in case of an adult patient with severe learning disabilities

The Appellant was represented by Amanda Weston QC, Desmond Rutledge and Ollie Persey of Garden Court Chambers instructed by Merseyside Law Centre (Samantha Maher, Trainee Solicitor).

Amanda Weston KC Desmond Rutledge Ollie Persey

Education Law, School Inclusion Project (SIP) | Wednesday 20 March 2024

Non-binary student with special educational needs has his permanent exclusion overturned and is reinstated in time to take his GCSEs

Oscar and Ollie acted pro bono through Advocate in the proceedings and assisted Bethany Parr and Dan Rosenberg at Simpson Millar, funded by legal aid (legal help), in a successful proposed claim for judicial review.

Oscar Davies Ollie Persey

Garden Court Chambers | Friday 1 March 2024

Ollie Persey, Oscar Davies and Nadia O'Mara nominated for Bar Pro Bono Awards 2024

We are delighted to announce that Ollie Persey, Oscar Davies and Nadia O'Mara of Garden Court Chambers have been nominated at the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2024.

Nadia O'Mara Oscar Davies Ollie Persey

Administrative and Public Law, Administrative and Public Law, Education Law | Tuesday 21 May 2024

High Court hears landmark challenge to the lack of legal aid for school exclusion appeals

The Claimant is represented by Stephanie Harrison KC & Ollie Persey, both of Garden Court, instructed by Coram Children’s Legal Centre. The charity MIND is intervening. MIND is represented by Grace Brown & Nadia O’Mara, both of Garden Court.

Nadia O'Mara Grace Brown Ollie Persey Stephanie Harrison KC

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights, Planning Law, Mental Health Law | Monday 20 May 2024

Nick Bano, Ollie Persey and Mia Hakl-Law shortlisted for LALY Awards 2024

Our warmest congratulations to Nick, Ollie and Mia for this outstanding achievement.

Mia Hakl-Law Ollie Persey Nick Bano

Education Law, Children's Rights | Tuesday 14 February 2023

Changes to legal aid rules in SEND appeals following legal challenge

Amanda Weston KC, Oliver Persey, and Isaac Ricca-Richardson of Garden Court Chambers represented the child, instructed by Emma Vincent Miller of Public Law Project.

Amanda Weston KC Ollie Persey Isaac Ricca-Richardson

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