How to guides

In this section of the website you will find Garden Court North Chambers’ How to Guides. Each Guide has been written by a barrister in Chambers and provides information about a given area of law. If you have any suggestions for topics for future guides, please email them to the Practice Management Team at gcn@gcnchambers.co.uk.

Discretion in the First Tier Tribunal by Jonathan Holt

The Secretary of State for the Home Departments (SSHD) enjoys a wide use of discretion in various aspects of her decision making ability.

Funding Criminal Appeals by Matthew Stanbury

This Guide provides a brief outline on the rules governing the availability of public funding in area of criminal appeals.

Going home after an eviction by Andrew Byles

How to challenge a lawful eviction.

How to pursue a disrepair claim by Andrew Byles

It is a sad fact that despite much improvement in recent years, hundreds of thousands of rented homes presently suffer from significant disrepair.

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