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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.

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Wednesday 9 December 2020

Court of Appeal upholds suspended sentence for animal rights activist

Michael Goold of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team represented the defendant.

Michael Goold

Administrative and Public Law | Thursday 3 December 2020

Amanda Weston QC and Miranda Butler succeed in challenge to Home Office policy excluding potential victims of trafficking from leave to remain and a right to work

Amanda Weston QC and Miranda Butler of the Garden Court Public Law Team are instructed by Zofia Duszynska and Shilpa Caute of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.

Criminal Defence | Wednesday 2 December 2020

Appeal against sentence allowed due to double counting and too high an uplift for aggravating factors

Shahida Begum of the Garden Court Criminal Defence Team was assigned by the Registrar to represent the applicant who had lodged his own grounds of appeal.

Shahida Begum

Criminal Defence | Wednesday 2 December 2020

GBH case dismissed following successful defence application

Sam Parham, of the Garden Court Criminal Defence Team, was instructed by Cislyn Spence at Edward Fail Bradshaw & Waterson.

Sam Parham

International Environmental Law, International Human Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Rights | Monday 30 November 2020

European Court of Human Rights is fast-tracking a climate case against 33 European States brought by 6 Portuguese youth

Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) instructing Marc Willers QC, Irena Sabic, Richard Reynolds, Paul Clark and Ella Gunn of Garden Court Chambers.

Ella Gunn Paul Clark Richard Reynolds Irena Sabic Marc Willers QC

Protest Rights | Thursday 26 November 2020

'The Protest Handbook (2nd Ed.)' co-authored by Tom Wainwright and Owen Greenhall launches today

Tom Wainwright and Owen Greenhall, of the Garden Court Chambers Protest Law Team, are co-authors of The Protest Handbook (2nd Ed.). Order here.

Owen Greenhall Tom Wainwright

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