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Chambers news 26 February 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 February 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 February 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.

Chambers news 15 December 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 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 2014

Upper Tribunal decision on bereavement benefits and telephone marriage

This decision may be of assistance in future immigration cases.

Chambers news 3 November 2014

Chambers and Partners 2015 recommendations

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

Chambers news 28 October 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 October 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.

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