Chambers news 24 Nov 2017

DWP unlawfully delayed paying carer benefits for 4 years

Tom Royston, a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers, appeared in Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Fileccia [2017] EWCA Civ 1907.

Chambers news 07 Nov 2017

Worker registration scheme found to be unlawful

Hundreds of thousands of EU workers were unlawfully required to register with the Home Office and others were unlawfully deprived of benefits.

Chambers news 02 Nov 2017

Chambers and Partners 2018 recommendations

Chambers and Partners has today published its 2018 edition and has, for the thirteenth consecutive year, recommended Garden Court North Chambers.

Chambers news 13 Oct 2017

The Legal Walk

Garden Court North Chambers' Joe Markus, Natalie Wilkins, Jonathan Holt, Nina Grahame, Kate Stone and Peter Hodson took part in the Manchester 10K Legal Aid Walk.

Chambers news 25 Sep 2017

Pete Weatherby QC to speak at the screening of documentary Say I’m Innocent alongside Paddy Hill and Robert Brown

Pete Weatherby QC is speaking at a screening of Say I’m Innocent, a documentary on the post prison experiences of four exonerated prisoners.

Chambers news 05 Sep 2017

Report by Pete Weatherby QC on behalf of the BHRC finds violations of fair trial rights in Turkey

Garden Court North Chambers' Pete Weatherby QC raises serious concern over violations of international law and fair trial rights in Turkey.

Chambers news 04 Aug 2017

Late Mandatory Reconsideration Scheme ruled unlawful

The Government’s restrictions on access to the social security appeals system are deemed to be unlawful.

Chambers news 11 Jul 2017

Tom Royston wins Legal Aid Newcomer of the Year 2017

Welfare benefits law specialist Tom Royston was announced the winner of the prestigious Legal Aid Newcomer award at the 15th Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG).

Chambers news 10 Jul 2017

British lawyers fly out to Athens to provide free legal support to refugees

Natalie Wilkins is travelling to Athens to participate in the Immigration Law Practitioners Association's project to provide legal advice and support to refugees and Greek...

Chambers news 03 Jul 2017

Legislative scheme governing the disclosure of “spent” convictions is “not in accordance with the law”

The claimants were individuals affected by the current legislation governing when a conviction is deemed to be “spent” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

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