Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are lawyers but we are members of our community first and foremost. We have created this dedicated section of our website to assist legal practitioners and any person who may be struggling during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We hope you find it useful. If you feel that anything is missing, tweet us at @gcnchambers and we will add/update pages as best we can.
Coronavirus update 24th March 2020

Dear clients, colleagues and friends of Garden Court North, We would like to provide a further update regarding our arrangements during the coronavirus outbreak. In...

Members of the Immigration Team raise concerns over coronavirus practice and procedure

Members of the Garden Court North Chambers Immigration Team have joined chambers working across England and Wales in writing to the President of the First-tier...

Inquests

All of our Inquests and Inquiries Team are working in accordance with the following guidance from the Chief Coroner and in line with the Bar...

Employment and discrimination

Employment Tribunal All in-person hearings from 23 March 2020 converted to telephone or electronic hearings Coronavirus (COVID-19): Message from Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in...

For Renters (updated 27.3.20)

There is an understandable amount of uncertainty for renters at the moment, in part caused by the current pandemic and, in part caused by the...

Criminal Defence and Prisoners

Updates from HMCTS for both Crown and Magistrates’ Courts available on Twitter and on the HMCTS website Criminal Bar Association: COVID-19 updates Garden Court Chambers,...

Court of Protection

Message from The Honourable Mr Justice Hayden Vice President of the Court of Protection: Further Guidance for Judges and Practitioners in the Court of Protection...

Family

Coronavirus Crisis: Guidance on compliance with family court child arrangements orders, 24 March 2020 The Remote Access Family Court: COVID-19 (coronavirus), 23 March 2020 COVID...

Immigration and asylum

This page provides a directory of information and sources of support for immigrants, asylum-seekers and their representatives while the system is affected by the coronavirus...

General practice

Courts and tribunals coronavirus planning and practice: Coronavirus (COVID-19): courts and tribunals planning and preparation HMCTS telephone and video hearings during coronavirus outbreak Courts and...

Courtesy of Garden Court Chambers: Coronavirus, Bail and Custody Time Limits

We are grateful to our colleagues at Garden Court Chambers for drafting this protocol for protecting the rights and lives of prisoners and their families,...

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