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Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Inquests and Inquiries | Tuesday 27 July 2021

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse makes damning findings of decades-long failures to protect children in the care of Lambeth Council

Stephen Simblet QC, of the Garden Court Chambers Inquests & Inquiries Team, represented LA-A131 in the Inquiry, instructed by Uppal Taylor Solicitors.

Stephen Simblet QC

Criminal Defence | Friday 23 July 2021

Acquittal secured for man charged with murder, robbery, kidnap and GBH

Michael Ivers QC represented the main defendant leading Dominic Thomas at 25 Bedford Row instructed by Rose Nelson at O'Keefes Solicitors.

Michael Ivers QC

Protest Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Friday 23 July 2021

Protestor acquitted of causing criminal damage on a joint enterprise basis at Brazilian Embassy

Audrey Cherryl Mogan of the Garden Court Protest Team represented the protestor instructed by Lydia Dagostino of Kellys Solicitors.

Audrey Cherryl Mogan

Family Law, Domestic Abuse | Friday 23 July 2021

Government plans to ban virginity testing in breakthrough for #VirginityDoesNotDefineMe campaign

Naomi Wiseman of Garden Court Chambers has been providing legal advice on the legislation.

Naomi Wiseman

Administrative and Public Law | Wednesday 21 July 2021

Court of Appeal to determine if obtaining interim relief in Judicial Review proceedings amounts to success for costs purposes

Raza Halim of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law Team represented the Claimant, led by Tim Buley QC of Landmark Chambers. They were instructed by Ahmed Aydeed, Darren Middleton and Anna Somo of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Raza Halim

Garden Court International, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Tuesday 20 July 2021

Maria Moodie appointed UK National Research Consultant on anti-trafficking efforts for British Institute of International and Comparative Law

The BIICL has recently appointed Maria Moodie of Garden Court Chambers as the National Research Consultant for the UK case study into the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts as part of an innovative global study.

Maria Moodie

Welfare Benefits Law | Wednesday 14 July 2021

DWP to stop ‘cold-calling’ disabled people to make low benefit ‘offers’

The Claimant was represented by Desmond Rutledge of the Garden Court Chambers Welfare Benefits Law Team instructed by Sara Lomri of Public Law Project. The Claimant was also represented by Bijan Hoshi of Garden Court & PLP.

Bijan Hoshi Desmond Rutledge

Immigration Law | Wednesday 14 July 2021

In ‘unprecedented’ judgment President of SIAC strikes out Secretary of State’s Safety of Return Reply in protection appeal

The Appellant was represented by Stephanie Harrison QC and Ali Bandegani of the Garden Court Chambers Immigration Team, instructed by Dan Furner of Birnberg Peirce.

Ali Bandegani Stephanie Harrison QC

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