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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.

Chambers news 30 Jun 2017

Justice for Hillsborough families marks another huge milestone

The announcement of prosecution decisions in the Hillsborough case marks another milestone in the long road to justice.

Chambers news 28 Jun 2017

Specialist housing barristers to provide free legal advice to Greater Manchester residents living in tower blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire

Manchester based Garden Court North Chambers is offering free legal advice to any residents’ associations or groups about safety issues.

Chambers news 27 Jun 2017

Barristers from Garden Court North Chambers join a coalition of human rights organisations and experts calling for the release of Ahmed Mansoor

A coalition of notable figures and organisations today issued a joint letter calling for the immediate release of Ahmed Mansoor.

Chambers news 16 Jun 2017

Pete Weatherby QC asked about Grenfell Tower disaster on BBC

In the aftermath of the terrible disaster at Grenfell Towers Pete Weatherby QC provided his view on what urgent steps must be taken next.

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