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Chambers news 21 Dec 2018

Safi v Sandwell BC Approved Judgment

Safi v Sandwell approved judgment handed down this morning by Lord Justice David Richards at the Court of Appeal.

Chambers news 20 Dec 2018

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – passed today

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force in March 2019.

Chambers news 17 Dec 2018

North West Housing Law Practitioners Association (NWHLPA) AGM 2018

Garden Court North Chambers were delighted to host the NWHLPA Annual General Meeting for 2018.

Chambers news 07 Dec 2018

We have been shortlisted – The Legal 500 UK Awards

Garden Court North Chambers are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Legal 500 UK 2019 awards.

Chambers news 14 Sep 2018

The Northern Housing Conference: Housing law update, homelessness and the role of the law

Chambers' James Stark will be speaking about "absolute possession orders and how to avoid them" at NWHLPG's Conference on September 19th 2018.

Chambers news 30 Aug 2018

Supreme Court declares law denying unmarried people widowed parent’s allowance incompatible with Convention rights

Tom Royston acted for CPAG in the matter of an application by Siobhan McLaughlin for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) [2018] UKSC 48.

Chambers news 07 Aug 2018

Permission granted in Parole Board independence case

A serving prisoner, represented by Matthew Stanbury, has been granted permission to challenge the independence of the Parole Board in a claim for judicial review.

Chambers news 18 Jul 2018

Following judicial review, the DWP accepts it must pay up to an extra £150,000,000 to correct ESA errors in up to 70,000 cases

Tom Royston discusses R (Smith) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions JR/1249/2018.

Chambers news 14 Jun 2018

Crime Team AGFS announcement

Garden Court North Chambers’ Crime Team is now accepting instructions in cases with representation orders dated 1st April 2018 or after.

Chambers news 10 Mar 2018

Garden Court North Chambers will implement the policy of “No Returns” in all criminal cases in the Crown Court from 25th May 2018

From 25th May 2018 members of Garden Court North Chambers will no longer accept the return to them of criminal briefs from other barristers.

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