Chambers news

Chambers news 15 Apr 2019

The end of Section 21 evictions

Ciara Bartlam looks at the government’s decision to abolish section 21 evictions and the positive impact on housing stability.

Chambers news 12 Apr 2019

Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) and the continuing impact today

Pete Weatherby QC comments on the continuing impact of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) after it was abolished in 2012.

Chambers news 31 Jan 2019

Single mother forced into homelessness by housing benefit shortfall goes to Supreme Court

Supreme Court hearing granted after the Court of Appeal rejected appellants appeal against Birmingham City Council.

Chambers news 30 Jan 2019

Victor Nealon, wrongly imprisoned for 17 years – appeal dismissed

The Supreme Court has today dismissed appeals by Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam concerning the system of compensation.

Chambers news 11 Jan 2019

Unlawful and nonsensical – test case on approach to income calculation in Universal Credit

Court rules against government in test case on approach to income calculation in Universal Credit.

Chambers news 10 Jan 2019

QC appointment at Garden Court North Chambers

Just announced Nina Grahame of Garden Court North Chambers has been appointed to Queen’s Counsel.

Chambers news 03 Jan 2019

Garden Court North Chambers wins The Legal 500 UK Regional Set of the Year 2019 and Regional Bar Junior of the Year 2019

We are delighted to announce our success at The Legal 500 UK 2019 Awards.

Chambers news 21 Dec 2018

Safi v Sandwell BC Approved Judgment

Safi v Sandwell approved judgment handed down this morning by Lord Justice David Richards at the Court of Appeal.

Chambers news 20 Dec 2018

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – passed today

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force in March 2019.

Chambers news 17 Dec 2018

North West Housing Law Practitioners Association (NWHLPA) AGM 2018

Garden Court North Chambers were delighted to host the NWHLPA Annual General Meeting for 2018.

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