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Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 3 November 2005

House of Lords judgment in Limbuela

The House of Lords has found that the Secretary of State for the Home Office's practice of refusing accommodation or food to those asylum seekers who fail to claim asylum promptly on arrival in the country, is inhuman and degrading and as such a breach of

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 1 November 2005

Prison service fails Paul Day inquest

Leslie Thomas, barrister at Two Garden Court Chambers, together with INQUEST, acting on behalf of the family of Paul Day, a vulnerable inmate who took his own life in a high security segregation unit, secured a verdict from the jury that indicated that Pa

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 31 October 2005

Housing Management Conference 2005

On the 2nd December 2005, Jan Luba QC is chairing the Housing Management Conference 2005 organised by Lime Legal. You can download a pdf of the conference leaflet here.

Garden Court Chambers | Monday 31 October 2005

Courtenay Griffiths to receive Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

Coventry University has honored Courtenay Griffiths QC with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (HonLLD) for his 'outstanding contribution to criminal justice'.

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 27 October 2005

Vivienne Westwood and Liberty Launch Wednesday 28th September 2005

Garden Court Chambers was today host to the unveiling by the leading fashion designer and cultural icon Vivienne Westwood, of a selection of limited edition t-shirts themed around the defence of liberty and human rights.

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 25 October 2005

Langley & ors v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police & anr

The Court of Appeal has ruled that Liverpool City Council acted unlawfully when it took a child into care when his blind father continued to drive the family car. The family bought an action against the Council and the police which concerned the relatio

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 25 October 2005

R (application Mills) v Birmingham Magistrates' Court

In this case, the claimant pleaded guilty to shoplifting before the Birmingham Magistrates' court. The court imposed a two year anti-social behaviour order on the claimant banning her from all of the shops in the city centre, in addition to passing a Drug

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 25 October 2005

Rick Scannell to receive Honorary Doctorate

Rick Scannell is to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of East London where he was a student during its former incarnation as the North East London Polytechnic. Rick will receive the Doctorate on the 27th November at a ceremony at

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