Tag: Garden Court Chambers

Garden Court barrister arrested after climbing tree to stop felling

Paul Powlesland documented the incident on Twitter

Mar 1 2023 12:55pm

‘Gender critical’ barrister successfully sues own chambers

Garden Court Chambers ordered to pay 22k discrimination damages to Allison Bailey

Jul 27 2022 3:46pm

Colston Four becomes Colston Three as victorious barrister is left off follow-up panel event

No spot for Liam Walker QC as rest of defence team prepare to discuss legal arguments in high-profile trial

Apr 11 2022 10:40am

Top chambers fundraise bar course scholarship for refugee students

£20k award to honour public law silk Stephen Knafler QC who died tragically in October 2020

Mar 10 2022 9:13am

Courts service apologises to Black pupil barrister mistaken for defendant twice in one day

HMCTS 'deeply sorry' for treatment of Garden Court's Luke McClean

Dec 21 2020 9:41am

Barrister embroiled in trans rights row raises £60,000 to sue Stonewall despite CrowdJustice briefly taking her page down

Allison Bailey to include her own chambers in the discrimination action

Jun 29 2020 1:05pm

Garden Court barrister to sue police after being arrested on uni picket line

Franck Magennis accuses cops of an 'outrageous breach of civil liberties'

Jan 15 2020 8:49am

Freshfields’ pro bono team helps secure victory in Supreme Court asylum torture case

Sri Lankan appellant wins case against Home Office

Mar 7 2019 8:49am

Top criminal silk makes grime video debut after helping YouTube rapper clear his name

All in day's work for Garden Court's James Scobie QC

Dec 15 2017 9:27am

Government will ‘no doubt’ waive immigration rules so Meghan Markle can come to UK to marry Prince Harry, says leading immigration lawyer

‘The couple with two British children I am representing at court tomorrow are not so fortunate’

Nov 29 2017 10:18am

David Lammy is right to encourage use of modern slavery laws, says human rights lawyer

MP's report recommends more prosecutions under modern slavery legislation

Sep 11 2017 2:50pm

Brexit: How is it affecting immigration lawyers?

Legal Cheek spoke to two barristers to find out just how crazy the situation is

Jul 14 2016 9:06am

Banning things is ‘curse of our age’

Brits seem to want to ban everything nowadays

Jan 19 2016 2:09pm

Britain could legally ban Donald Trump from entering the country, but would we want to?

It's do-able, but perhaps unwise, say top immigration lawyers

Dec 9 2015 12:57pm

Award-winning junior barrister Connor Johnston says lawyers can still make a go of legal aid

Housing law specialist and winner of Legal Aid Practitioners Group gong remains positive in face of cuts

Jul 21 2015 9:40am

Garden Court Chambers barrister named as young legal aid lawyer of the year

Five-year-call housing specialist Connor Johnston joins Duggan family solicitor on podium along with 11 others at gala celebration

Jul 2 2015 2:10pm

Exclusive: Top chambers reveals pupillage candidates in accidental data breach

Red faces at London criminal and housing set, as Garden Court cocks up email and widely discloses names of wannabe barristers set for interviews

Jun 12 2015 1:28pm