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Chambers news 24 March 2016

Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in Kiarie “deport first, appeal later”

Kiarie is the lead judicial review challenge to this regime and will be listed in the normal timeframe.

Chambers news 18 March 2016

Not guilty verdict for Chetham Music School violin teacher

Not guilty verdicts for Chetham Music School violin teacher as prosecution discontinues case 3 years after first arrest and 1 month before trial.

Chambers news 7 March 2016

Garden Court North Chambers win “Barristers’ Chambers of the Year” at the MLA 2016

The judges said “these chambers are swimming against the tide, fighting incredibly hard for their clients and displaying an admirable passion and commitment."

Chambers news 29 February 2016

Court of Appeal grants permission to appeal in relation to adult dependent relative rule

The Court will consider whether judge’s reliance on the “very narrow” adult dependent relative rule was unlawful, and whether the judge acted unfairly.

Chambers news 18 February 2016

Considering Jogee: Joint Enterprise, Retrospective Effect, Fresh Appeals

The Supreme Court has today found that joint enterprise law has been wrongly interpreted for 30 years.

Chambers news 11 February 2016

CART-style JR succeeds after lengthy substantive hearing

This is the first reported case of a successful substantive claim for judicial review against a decision of the Upper Tribunal.

Chambers news 8 February 2016

Senior President of Tribunals grants permission in best interests immigration appeal

The Court will consider the "critical issue" of what would happen if the first appellant is removed to China and the grandchild do not follow.

Chambers news 5 February 2016

Securing repeated acquittals in historic abuse cases

Brigid Baillie and Mark Barlow secure acquittals.

Chambers news 3 February 2016

Council to review its housing allocation scheme in face of discrimination claim by Irish Traveller

A Council has settled a judicial review claim which had argued it's housing allocations scheme was discriminatory against Gypsies and Travellers.

Chambers news 1 February 2016

US Supreme Court denies writ of certiorari in Walter v Pennsylvania

Mark George QC has assisted with drafting the amicus curiae brief filed in support of the petitioner in this US death penalty case.

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