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Chambers news 03 May 2017

Garden Court North Chambers recognised for outstanding work during the Hillsborough Inquests

Garden Court North Chambers are pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded two “Outstanding Achievement" awards.

Chambers news 13 Apr 2017

Supreme Court to hear miscarriage of justice compensation appeal

The Supreme Court has today granted Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam permission to appeal.

Chambers news 05 Apr 2017

HM Courts and Tribunals Service’s plans for late court sittings are condemned by Garden Court North Chambers’ Barristers and Staff

HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) recently announced plans to pilot late sittings in various criminal and civil courts from next month.

Chambers news 27 Mar 2017

Lobby Your MP to Support the “Hillsborough Law”

This Wednesday (March 29th 2017) Parliament will consider the Public Authorities Accountability Bill 2017 under the Ten Minute Rule.

Chambers news 27 Mar 2017

Matthew Stanbury and Ann Cotcher QC represent student acquitted of raping his former girlfriend

The prosecution has offered no evidence against Elgan Varney, with not guilty verdicts recorded against him on all counts.

Chambers news 07 Mar 2017

Lucy Mair to be a Panel Member at the University of Huddersfield’s 4th Annual Social Justice Lecture

The theme of this year's Social Justice Lecture is human trafficking and modern day slavery.

Chambers news 17 Nov 2016

Pete Weatherby QC writes in Counsel Magazine about Truth and Justice – Lessons to be Learned from the Hillsborough Proceedings

Hillsborough is arguably the most serious miscarriage of justice in our history and lessons must be learned from the proceedings.

Chambers news 17 Nov 2016

Ending IPP sentences

This important issue is back in the news, with recent contributions from Michael Gove and the chair of the Parole Board Nick Hardwick.

Chambers news 16 Nov 2016

Hillsborough Lawyers Win Modern Law’s Outstanding Achievement Award for 2016

The Hillsborough Inquest Lawyers have been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2016 by Modern Law.

Chambers news 15 Nov 2016

Tom Royston – ECJ Reference in RP v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) has made a reference to the European Court of Justice in this case of Tom Royston's.

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