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Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Friday 11 December 2020

Human Rights Act 1998: scope of potential claims for victims’ relatives

Michael Etienne of the Garden Court Chambers Civil Liberties & Human Rights Team represented the parents of a patient receiving care at a mental health hospital in circumstances where the common law of negligence appeared to offer no remedy to family

Michael Etienne

Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights | Thursday 10 December 2020

Government in court today over planning rules for Travellers

Marc Willers QC and Tessa Buchanan of the Garden Court Chambers Romani Gypsy and Traveller Rights team represent Lisa Smith, instructed by Keith Coughtrie of Deighton Pierce Glynn.

Owen Greenhall Tessa Buchanan Marc Willers QC

Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Thursday 10 December 2020

Human Rights Day - Garden Court Chambers signs open letter to the Prime Minister and political leaders to stand by the Human Rights Act

On global Human Rights Day Garden Court Chambers alongside over 110 groups from across the UK issue an open letter to the Prime Minister and political leaders, urging them to respond proportionately to Covid-19, protect people’s rights and the rule of law

Inquests and Inquiries, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Wednesday 9 December 2020

Inquest finds inadequate communication by Oxleas staff was factor in death of Claire Lilley

Our Kirsten Heaven of the Garden Court Chambers Inquest team represented the family, instructed by fellow INQUEST Lawyers Group members, Chris Callender and Amy O'Shea of Simpson Millar Solicitors.

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