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Chambers news 18 Jul 2018

Following judicial review, the DWP accepts it must pay up to an extra £150,000,000 to correct ESA errors in up to 70,000 cases

Tom Royston discusses R (Smith) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions JR/1249/2018.

Chambers news 14 Jun 2018

Crime Team AGFS announcement

Garden Court North Chambers’ Crime Team is now accepting instructions in cases with representation orders dated 1st April 2018 or after.

Blog 30 May 2018

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions acknowledges getting law wrong again on meaning of PIP descriptors – will have to conduct review of old cases

Garden Court North Chambers' Tom Royston discusses two of his recent cases where the SSWP has acknowledged errors in her department's approach.

Blog 01 May 2018

The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken – a review by Mark George QC

Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC reviews Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken.

Blog 18 Apr 2018

Abraham Lincoln, the United Arab Emirates and Manchester City FC

Garden Court North Chambers' Andrew Byles discusses why Manchester City Council should name a street after UAE human rights campaigner Ahmed Mansoor.

Blog 27 Mar 2018

The making of hospital orders and the use of hybrid orders

Garden Court North Chambers' Matthew Stanbury considers R v Edwards [2018] EWCA Crim 595, in which he appeared for Mr Langley.

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