Chambers news 02 Dec 2013

Ministry of Justice VHCC list clarification

The MoJ have published a list of barristers who have NOT returned a VHCC brief following the 30% cut in fees for such cases.

Chambers news 21 Nov 2013

Trial of summary offences in the Crown Court

Matthew Stanbury on why there is no power to lay an information outside the six-month time-limit.

Chambers news 15 Nov 2013

Becoming homeless because of the benefit cap

Joseph Markus considers R (JS & Others) v the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Chambers news 31 Oct 2013

Chambers and Partners 2014 recommendations

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

Chambers news 09 Oct 2013

Prisoners succeed in oral hearings challenges in the Supreme Court

Vijay Jagadesham represented two of the successful appellants in Osborn, Booth and Reilly v The Parole Board.

Chambers news 29 Sep 2013

Campaign to Save Legal Aid Comes to Manchester

Government plans to cut Legal Aid will prevent people on average incomes from having access to the courts.

Chambers news 02 Jul 2013

Judicial review challenge to revocation of Debt Relief Order

The case concerned a claim for judicial review of a decision by the Official Receiver (OR) to revoke a Debt Relief Order (DRO).

Chambers news 26 Jun 2013

College students cleared of sexual assault charges

Garden Court North Chambers' Brigid Baillie represented one of the acquitted defendants.

Chambers news 14 Feb 2013

IPP sentences – ECtHR ruling stands as Grand Chamber rejects the Government’s application to appeal

James, Wells and Lee v UK became final on 11th February 2013.

Chambers news 25 Jan 2013

Miscarriage compensation test case succeeds as other claimants fail

R (on the application of Ali & Ors,) v Secretary of State for Justice [2013] EWHC 72 (Admin) (25 January 2013).

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