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Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Tuesday 21 December 2021

Released after 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit

David Emanuel QC and Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, instructed by Steven Bird of Birds Solicitors have secured the acquittal of a man wrongly convicted of murder in 2004 after an unprecedented three appeals.

Tom Wainwright David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence | Monday 20 December 2021

Defendant found not guilty of murder at Wood Green Crown Court

Sam Robinson QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, led Jodie Hitchcock from 3 Temple Gardens. They were instructed by Helen Da Silva of Da Silva Solicitors.

Sam Robinson QC

Housing Law | Monday 20 December 2021

The PSED - Court of Appeal overturns possession order against a disabled tenant

Nick Bano, of the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team, instructed by Duncan Lewis Solicitors, acted for the tenant throughout and was led by Karon Monaghan QC in the Court of Appeal.

Nick Bano

Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Friday 17 December 2021

Fresh Inquest Into the Death of Jessie Earl

Stephen Kamlish QC and Christopher Williams of Garden Court Chambers represented the family of Jessie Earl in the Divisional Court on 14 December 2021.

Christopher Williams Stephen Kamlish QC

Employment and Discrimination Law | Thursday 16 December 2021

The Ministry of Defence can no longer discriminate against veterans on the grounds of their disability – it breaches their human rights

Nicola Braganza of Garden Court Chambers represents T, instructed by Emma Norton, solicitor at the Centre for Military Justice.

Nicola Braganza

Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 16 December 2021

High Court rules that refusal of British citizenship to Windrush Claimants is in breach of human rights

Grace Brown of Garden Court Chambers represented the Claimants with Chris Buttler QC & Eleanor Mitchell of Matrix Chambers, instructed by Toufique Hossain, Jeremy Bloom and Nina Kamp of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Grace Brown

Garden Court Chambers | Friday 10 December 2021

On International Human Rights Day Garden Court joins 150 groups across the UK to urge the Prime Minister to take action to secure our Human Rights Act

On International Human Rights Day, as the UK joins the international Summit for Democracy, over 150 groups across the UK urge the Prime Minister to take action to secure our Human Rights Act

Protest Rights, Protest Rights, Protest Rights | Friday 10 December 2021

Christian Climate Action Defendants who climbed atop DLR train in protest acquitted of all charges on International Human Rights Day

Six defendants protesting against government inaction about climate change have been found not guilty by a jury, who found that a conviction would not be a proportionate interference with their right to protest.

Audrey Cherryl Mogan Henry Blaxland QC

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