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Chambers news 17 Jan 2012

ECtHR whole-life tariffs judgment – Vinter and Others v UK

The European Court of Human Rights has today handed down its judgment in the case of Vinter and Others v United Kingdom.

Chambers news 20 Dec 2011

Police officer on jury made trial unfair

Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC represented the applicant.

Chambers news 14 Dec 2011

Supreme Court judgment in Gnango found liability in a re-analysis of the “victim rule” rather than alter existing joint enterprise law, as had been feared.

Garden Court North Chambers' Nina Grahame, led by Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC, appeared for the respondent.

Chambers news 09 Dec 2011

Court of Appeal quashes UKBA’s “unfair” and “obscure” decisions

The College was represented by Garden Court North Chambers' Vijay Jagadesham.

Chambers news 05 Dec 2011

Out of time IPP sentence appeal succeeds

The IPP sentence was quashed and a determinate sentence substituted, resulting in the Appellant's immediate release.

Chambers news 16 Nov 2011

Distance learning policy at HMP Wakefield declared unlawful

Garden Court North Chambers' Jared Ficklin represented the successful Claimants.

Chambers news 03 Oct 2011

Mistake of fact: High Court quashes Parole Board decision and orders a new hearing

The Claimant was represented by Vijay Jagadesham of Garden Court North Chambers.

Chambers news 29 Sep 2011

Florida executes inmate after 33 years on death row

Mark George QC was asked by Reprieve to draft an amicus curiae brief on behalf of, amongst others, the Bar Human Rights Committee.

Chambers news 28 Sep 2011

Lancashire teacher cleared of sex assaults on pupils

The Defendant was represented by Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC.

Chambers news 30 Oct 2010

Supreme Court ruling on HDC for prisoners

Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby and Andy Fitzpatrick appeared for the Appellant.

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