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Tom Royston wins Legal Aid Newcomer of the Year 2017

Social welfare law specialist Tom Royston was announced the winner of the prestigious Legal Aid Newcomer at the 15th Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG)...


British lawyers fly out to Athens to provide free legal support to refugees

Garden Court North Chambers barrister, Natalie Wilkins, is travelling to Athens today (10 July) for one week to participate in the Immigration Law Practitioners...


Discredited Offending Behaviour Programmes

If you are a long-term prisoner and you want to be released more quickly, you will need to satisfy the Parole Board that your risk has been reduced. If...


Legislative scheme governing the disclosure of “spent” convictions is “not in accordance with the law”

The claimants were individuals affected by the current legislation governing when a conviction is deemed to be “spent” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders...


Justice for Hillsborough families marks another huge milestone

“The announcement of prosecution decisions in the Hillsborough case marks another milestone in the long road to justice for a most dignified and tenacious...



Supreme Court finds that “deport first, appeal later” power results in unfairness contrary to the procedural guarantees of Article 8 ECHR

The Supreme Court has today given judgment in R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 42. In this article Joseph Markus, who...


Garden Court North Chambers is pleased to be supporting the Public Law and Judicial Review North Conference

A conference on the impact and potential responses to sanctioning and other public law issues for advisers, advocates, lawyers,campaigning organisations,...


Pete Weatherby QC says the Human Rights Act protects us all in response to Theresa May’s pledge to scrap the Act

Pete Weatherby QC took part in an interview with BBC Radio Wales yesterday (07.06.17), to express his grave concern at Theresa May’s announcement that...


Brenda Campbell and Tom Royston shortlisted for the 2017 Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

Criminal Law and Inquests Barrister Brenda Campbell and Social Welfare Law specialist Tom Royston have been shortlisted in the prestigious Legal Aid Lawyer...


Garden Court North Chambers welcomes new member to its Immigration Team

We are pleased to welcome Tasaddat Hussain (formerly of Broadway House Chambers) as a Member of our Immigration Team.