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Chambers news 08 Jun 2015

Proving Innocence: Miscarriage of Justice Compensation Claims Dismissed

Matthew Stanbury and Joseph Markus are acting in this test case to challenge a new law to cut compensation for almost all justice miscarriage victims.

Chambers news 04 Jun 2015

CA to rule on whether Canal and River Trust entitled to have same approach applied to Article 8 defences as landlords of social housing.

James Stark of Garden Court North Chambers, instructed by Chris Johnson of the Travellers Advice Team of the Community Law Partnership, represents Mr Jones.

Chambers news 27 May 2015

Garden Court North Chambers supports Northern Ireland Bar’s principled decision to refuse legal aid work

Garden Court North Chamber stands ready to take whatever action is necessary to ensure the future of the independent criminal bar in Northern Ireland.

Chambers news 27 May 2015

Unlawful for Home Office to ignore expert evidence in trafficking decisions

Lucy Mair on R (on the application of AB) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 1490 (Admin).

Chambers news 13 May 2015

Prosecution under the common law where a statutory offence would also apply may be an abuse of process

The case was stayed for abuse of process following a successful application by Clare Ashcroft of Garden Court North Chambers.

Chambers news 20 Mar 2015

Sex offender notification reviews guidance case

R (NM & NE) v Birmingham Magistrates’ Court [2015], in which Matthew Stanbury appeared, has provided helpful guidance on Sex Offender Notification Reviews.

Chambers news 03 Mar 2015

Joseph Markus appointed to EHRC Panel of Counsel

Joseph Markus has been appointed to the new Panel of Counsel for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Chambers news 26 Feb 2015

Injunction to restrain begging in Leeds City Centre discharged by High Court

Garden Court North Chambers' James Stark and Joseph Markus successfully challenged the injunctions.

Chambers news 23 Feb 2015

Prisoner adjudication decision quashed

Matthew Stanbury represented the Claimant in R (Soar) v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWHC 392 (Admin).

Chambers news 16 Feb 2015

Extension of the Workers Registration Scheme in 2009 was unlawful

In TG v SSWP, in which Garden Court North Chambers' Tom Royston represented the Appellant, the government was found to have acted unlawfully.

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