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Chambers news 16 January 2021

21 January 2021: Domestic Violence & the Immigration System (Webinar)

Our Lucy Mair will be presenting this pre-recorded webinar on ‘Domestic violence and the immigration system – navigating the routes & remedies’ hosted by MBL....

Chambers news 6 January 2021

Pupils Mira Hammad and Christian Weaver accept invitations to join Chambers

GCN is delighted that Christian Weaver & Mira Hammad have accepted offers of tenancy

Chambers news 5 January 2021

COVID-19 Business Continuity

Following the Government announcement last night, Garden Court North Chambers would like to reassure our clients that we remain open for business and will continue...

Chambers news 23 December 2020

Christmas and New Year Opening

Chambers will close for Christmas at 6pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020. There will be a skeleton staff available between the hours of 10am and...

Chambers news 18 December 2020

Court of Appeal today: Government acted unlawfully in barring EU citizens from relying on ‘pre-settled status’ to access benefits, housing

Anyone refused benefits, housing support or similar assistance on the ground that their only right of residence in the UK was pre-settled status should seek...

Chambers news 12 November 2020

Mangrove and Ian MacDonald QC, Radical Barrister

Anniversary of death of Ian Macdonald QC, founder of Garden Court North, sees release of film on Mangrove 9 trial exposing racism in justice system.

Blog 10 November 2020

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions operated unlawful policy for years of refusing Universal Credit claims from disabled students: R (Kauser and JL) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (CO/987/2020, 7 October 2020)

A new decision of the High Court has demonstrated that between 2013 and 2020, thousands of disabled students entitled to Universal Credit for essential living...

Blog 23 October 2020

Root and Branch Review of the Parole Board following Judicial Review Claims

The government earlier this week announced a root and branch review of the parole system in England and Wales. This follows a judicial review claim...

Blog 16 October 2020

Category A Oral Hearing Refusal Quashed

In R (Smith) v Secretary of State for Justice [2020] EWHC 2712 (Admin) the Administrative Court (Calver J) quashed a decision by the Director of Long-Term...

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