News

Chambers news 30 June 2015

If not now, when? If not us, who? It’s time we took action

Statement from Garden Court North Chambers' Crime Team.

Chambers news 12 June 2015

Mark George QC on IPCC Orgreave report

Mark George QC was interviewed on the BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Chambers news 11 June 2015

Garden Court North Chambers’ deep concern over latest MoJ Criminal Legal Aid cuts announcement.

The effect of announcing no cut to advocate fees appears to be a conscious step to ‘divide and rule’ the two professions.

Chambers news 8 June 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 4 June 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 March 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 3 March 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.

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