News & Views
Immigration Law, Housing Law | Thursday 11 March 2021
High Court rules on access to emergency accommodation during pandemic to people usually ineligible for support
Liz Davies, Adrian Berry and Connor Johnston of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team were instructed to represent Shelter.
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.
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.
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.
Housing Law | Thursday 16 April 2020
Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice (LexisNexis 5th ed. 2018) now available free of charge
HHJ Jan Luba QC, Liz Davies, Connor Johnston and Tessa Buchanan are pleased to announce that Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice (LexisNexis 5th edition 2018) is now available as a pdf free of charge.
Housing Law | Wednesday 1 July 2020
Crisis unveils draft emergency legislation to end rough sleeping and homelessness
Adrian Berry, Liz Davies and Connor Johnston of the Garden Court Housing Team worked with Crisis to draft the legislation.
Housing Law | Thursday 30 January 2020
Court of Appeal provides important guidance on late homelessness appeals, recognising the “difficulties faced by homelessness applicants in bringing an appeal… without legal advice and representation”
Liz Davies and Connor Johnston of the Garden Court Housing Team were instructed by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the intervener Shelter. They all acted pro bono.
Garden Court Chambers | Monday 19 October 2020
Justice Committee call for evidence: The Future of Legal Aid - Response of Garden Court Chambers
Garden Court submission to Parliamentary Justice Committee Inquiry into future of legal aid. Legal Aid is at a critical point in its history and its future is beyond being described as a “crisis”. It needs urgent significant additional funding if it is to