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Chambers news 08 Jun 2017

Pete Weatherby QC says the Human Rights Act protects us all in response to Theresa May’s pledge to scrap the Act

Pete Weatherby QC took part in an interview to express his grave concern at Theresa May’s pledge to seek the abolition of the Act.

Chambers news 18 May 2017

Brenda Campbell and Tom Royston shortlisted for the 2017 Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

Welfare rights law specialist Tom Royston and criminal law and inquests barrister Brenda Campbell have been shortlisted for awards.

Chambers news 10 May 2017

Mark George QC reports on late court sittings

Late court sittings update.

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.

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