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Housing Law | Wednesday 17 November 2021

Vulnerable woman with a learning disability wins her homelessness appeal

Justine Compton and Nick Bano, of the Garden Court Chambers Housing team, represented SR, assisted by Alex Schymyck, Pupil at Garden Court Chambers.

Nick Bano Alex Schymyck

Immigration Detention Civil Claims, Administrative and Public Law | Tuesday 16 April 2024

High Court orders release from immigration detention to Schedule 10 accommodation

Alex Schymyck of Garden Court Chambers represented the claimant, instructed by Lewis Kett and Dominic Chambers of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Alex Schymyck

Immigration Detention Civil Claims, Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation | Tuesday 6 February 2024

Home Secretary admits Article 3 ECHR breach and concedes unlawful detention claim for £105,000

The Claimant was represented by Alex Schymyck of Garden Court Chambers, led by Nick Armstrong KC of Matrix Chambers and instructed by Lewis Kett and Dominic Chambers of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Alex Schymyck

Administrative and Public Law, Immigration Law | Monday 3 June 2024

High Court determines that Windrush victims are not entitled to Legal Aid

Grace Brown, Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers, and Alex Schymyck, also of Garden Court, represent Joyce Oji, instructed by Southwark Law Centre (SLC). King’s Legal Clinic & the Windrush Justice Clinic are supporting SLC in this case.

Alex Schymyck Grace Brown

Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation, Immigration Law | Thursday 9 February 2023

High Court orders Home Office to provide Schedule 10 accommodation to destitute migrants

Alex Schymyck of Garden Court Chambers acted for the family, instructed by Rachel Stower and Victor Buehring of Luton Law Centre.

Alex Schymyck

Immigration Law, Administrative and Public Law | Wednesday 14 February 2024

High Court challenge to Legal Aid Agency’s decision to refuse public funding to Windrush victim in compensation claim while new report finds 'structural weaknesses' in Windrush Compensation Scheme

Grace Brown, Joint Head of Garden Court Chambers, is acting in an upcoming High Court challenge to grant legal aid to a claimant under the Windrush Compensation Scheme (WCS) and is among the contributors to KCL's research report.

Alex Schymyck Grace Brown

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Immigration Detention Civil Claims | Thursday 20 April 2023

High Court grants permission for judicial review in challenge to Home Office evacuation response at Harmondsworth

Alex Schymyck of the Garden Court Public Law Team and Nick Armstrong KC of Matrix Chambers acted for the claimants.

Alex Schymyck

Immigration Detention, Asylum and Deportation, Immigration Law, Administrative and Public Law | Wednesday 1 November 2023

Immigration Blog: The expansion of immigration detention in the Illegal Migration Act 2023

Blog post by Alex Schymyck of the Garden Court Immigration Team.

Alex Schymyck

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