News & Views
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.