Chambers news 15 Dec 2014

Gudanaviciene (exceptional funding) – Court of Appeal substantially upholds earlier decision

The decision is clearly of great significance to applicants for exceptional case funding.

Chambers news 10 Dec 2014

Supreme Court holds that indeterminate prisoners have a right to reform themselves and demonstrate their safety for release

The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the latest Indeterminate Sentence Prisoners (ISPs) Article 5 challenge.

Chambers news 05 Dec 2014

Exceptional cases funding granted for first time in welfare rights case

In Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v PD, in which Tom Royston acted for the claimants ‘exceptional cases funding’ was granted.

Chambers news 05 Dec 2014

Upper Tribunal decision on bereavement benefits and telephone marriage

This decision may be of assistance in future immigration cases.

Chambers news 03 Nov 2014

Chambers and Partners 2015 recommendations

Garden Court North Chambers has been recommended by Chambers and Partners 2015.

Chambers news 28 Oct 2014

Inquest into mentally ill prisoner’s death finds failures in prison healthcare at HMP Stoke Heath

 Matthew Stanbury of Garden Court North Chambers represented the family.

Chambers news 22 Oct 2014

Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgage Limited

The Supreme Court considered the remaining test case appellant from the decision of the Court of Appeal in Cook v Mortgage Business.

Chambers news 23 Sep 2014

Legal aid, Labour and pushing for ‘a manifesto of hope’

Garden Court North Chambers' Natalie Wilkins has written a report for The Justice Gap.

Chambers news 13 Aug 2014

Legal Aid Agency criticised for failure to grant legal aid for three judge Upper Tribunal appeals

Garden Court North Chambers' Tom Royston represented the second claimant pro-bono.

Chambers news 31 Jul 2014

Murder conviction quashed and replaced with manslaughter conviction following appeal and re-trial

A Manchester man, originally convicted of murder in 2010, has this week been convicted of the lesser charge of manslaughter following the re-trial at Manchester.

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