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Blog 13 August 2020

I’m afraid the home has served notice

Options and property owners In the Court of Protection, once a lack of capacity is established, the judge only gets to choose between options that...

Blog 15 June 2020

Where are my black sisters? The intersection of religion, race and gender in the AAP legal community

As a hijabi AAP lawyer, this area can also be isolating and unwelcoming at times.

Blog 26 April 2020

The Hillsborough Inquests – The Jury Speaks Truth to Power

When we first met the jury panel on 31st March 2014 no one expected that by the end of April 2016 we would still be...

Blog 7 February 2020

Bereavement benefit rules discriminatory and incompatible with ECHR rights, rules High Court

Five children and their two fathers, whose families were refused bereavement benefit after the mother died, have won an important judicial review case in the...

Blog 27 January 2020

Court of Appeal reduces fracking protester sentence and affirms that the courts attach great weight to the right to peaceful protest

The Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal of three anti-fracking protesters in part. This was the first case of protesters being found in contempt...

Blog 19 November 2019

Ian Macdonald QC 1939-2019

The death of Ian Macdonald QC, a barrister notable as a pioneer of committed anti-racist legal practice, was announced on 12 November 2019. Ian’s contribution is...

Blog 5 November 2019

Winners – Regional Set of the Year – The Chambers Bar Awards 2019

Garden Court North Chambers are delighted to have been voted the Regional Set of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019

Blog 3 September 2019

Richard Brigden acting for protesters in landmark injunction case

Today the High Court gave its ruling in the first known case of protesters being found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction which...

Blog 19 July 2019

Government approach to disability benefit regulations rejected by Supreme Court: Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v MM [2019] UKSC 34 (18 July 2019)

The rejection of a narrow and technical approach to the scope of individual descriptors should help minimise situations where a person falls through the cracks...

Blog 2 May 2019

An Assessment of Judge de Prada’s dissent, in the Karadžić Appeals Judgment, on genocide in seven Bosnian municipalities

Aarif Abraham considers the impact of the dissent by Judge de Prada on Karadžić’s affirmed acquittal for genocide in certain Bosnian municipalities.

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