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Chambers news 19 Dec 2012

Hillsborough inquest verdicts quashed by High Court

Pete Weatherby QC and Kate Stone are acting for 15 Hillsborough families.

Chambers news 12 Dec 2012

Hillsborough: inquest hearing date set for next Wednesday

An application by the Attorney General to quash the original Hillsborough inquest verdicts is due to be heard on 19th December 2012.

Chambers news 28 Nov 2012

Vinter and Others v UK in ECtHR Grand Chamber

The case of Vinter and Others v UK was referred to the ECtHR Grand Chamber and the hearing took place on 28th November 2012.

Chambers news 15 Nov 2012

Court of Appeal quashes life sentence and substitutes hospital order

Pete Weatherby QC represented the successful Appellant.

Chambers news 18 Sep 2012

ECtHR rules IPP sentences breach human rights Art 5(1)

Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby QC acted for the lead case of Brett James.

Chambers news 28 Jun 2012

Fresh Gynaecological Evidence: Conviction Quashed

This case demonstrates the importance of thorough investigation in sexual offence cases.

Chambers news 26 Jun 2012

US Supreme Court strikes down mandatory LWOP for juvenile murderers

Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC assisted with the drafting of an amicus curiae brief in this case.

Chambers news 13 Jun 2012

Appeal judges quash rape conviction

A man jailed in 2009 for raping a woman in Belfast has had his conviction quashed at the Court of Appeal Northern Ireland.

Chambers news 18 May 2012

Trafford Council women workers’ equal pay claim

Women workers at Trafford Borough Council have successfully defended the Council's appeal against earlier Employment Tribunal findings.

Chambers news 01 Feb 2012

North East Property Buyers – Sale and leaseback test case (Court of Appeal)

Garden Court North Chambers' James Stark, led by Jonathan Small QC, represented all of the test case tenants for the appeal.

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