News & Views
Protest Rights, Criminal Defence, Protest Rights | Friday 14 January 2022
XR protestors cleared by jury in DLR trial
Owen Greenhall joint-convenor of the Garden Court Protest Rights Team represented all three of the defendants. He was instructed by Mike Schwarz at Hodge Jones and Allen. Tom Wainwright acted for a fourth defendant whose case was discontinued.
Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Friday 14 January 2022
Family wins High Court challenge following inquest into prison death where jury were not properly directed as to their conclusions
Stephen Simblet QC and Sarah Hemingway, of the Garden Court Chambers Inquest Team, were instructed by Bhaskar Banerjee of GT Stewart solicitors.
Administrative and Public Law, Court of Protection | Thursday 13 January 2022
Suspension of DLA after 28 days in hospital did not violate Article 14 ECHR, in case of an adult patient with severe learning disabilities
The Appellant was represented by Amanda Weston QC, Desmond Rutledge and Ollie Persey of Garden Court Chambers instructed by Merseyside Law Centre (Samantha Maher, Trainee Solicitor).
Garden Court Chambers | Wednesday 12 January 2022
Garden Court Chambers mourns the death of Bill Nash
Chambers would like to offer its condolences on the untimely death of Bill Nash.
Financial Crime and Confiscation, Criminal Defence | Tuesday 11 January 2022
Defendant unanimously acquitted of £12 million money laundering duty evasion fraud
Nerida Harford-Bell of the Garden Court Chambers Financial Crime Team represented Michael Howard, instructed by Ghulam Sohail of MPR Solicitors Hounslow.
Administrative and Public Law | Friday 7 January 2022
High Court rules that student finance regulations discriminated against students who were unable to prove their immigration status in time due to pandemic delays
JN was represented by Amanda Weston QC and Gráinne Mellon of the Garden Court Public Law Team. They were instructed by Keith Lomax, solicitor, of Watkins Solicitors on behalf of the Claimant.
Protest Rights, Protest Rights, Protest Rights | Wednesday 5 January 2022
Colston statue topplers acquitted
Tom Wainwright of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Team represented Milo Ponsford, the first of four defendants charged with criminal damage for toppling the statue of Edward Colston, the notorious 17th century slave trader.