Helen Jackson, Managing Solicitor at Shelter in Manchester, will be giving us an introduction to homelessness law and the work of Shelter and Natalie Wilkins, immigration and housing law barrister at Garden Court North Chambers will explain the major changes being made to prevent those without immigration status from renting, the issues with EU nationals accessing benefits, and the potential risks of eviction and discrimination this raises.
Cases and News
- 09/03/17Article 8 Defences - Does the Court of Appeal's decision in Jones v Canal & River Trust refusing summary disposal have lessons for housing cases?The Court of Appeal has held that the summary disposal approach to Article 8 defences applied in possession...Read full article »
- 07/03/17Lucy Mair to be a Panel Member at the University of Huddersfield's 4th Annual Social Justice LectureThe theme of this year's Social Justice Lecture is human trafficking and modern day slavery and it takes...Read full article »
- 06/03/17Immigration Team Spring Seminar on April 5th 2017 with Guest Speaker Professor Yaron Matras, Professor of Linguistics at the University of ManchesterGarden Court North Chambers’ Immigration Team, recognised as one of the leading sets in the country for...Read full article »
- 02/03/17Accessing Exceptional Case Funding - Public Law Project Seminar at Garden Court North Chambers on March 10th 2017Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) is intended to offer a legal aid ‘safety net’ for cases in which legal...Read full article »
- 22/02/17Uncovering and challenging Manchester’s links to contemporary slaveryGarden Court North Chambers and Human Rights Watch invite you to a screening of the BBC Arabic documentary...Read full article »
- 17/11/16Pete Weatherby QC writes in Counsel Magazine about Truth and Justice - Lessons to be Learned from the Hillsborough ProceedingsHillsborough is arguably the most serious miscarriage of justice in our history and lessons must be learned...Read full article »