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Blog 23 November 2017

Domestic violence settlement applications and appeal rights

Lucy Mair, of Garden Court North Chambers, explores R (AT) v Secretary of State for the Home Department.

Blog 21 November 2017

Representing the vulnerable in criminal proceedings

Clare Ashcroft, a barrister at Garden Court North Chambers, writes about representing vulnerable defendants in criminal proceedings.

Blog 14 November 2017

Victory for the Greenpeace Ten

Garden Court North Chambers' Andy Fitzpatrick and Richard Brigden on the ten Greenpeace anti-fracking activists who had charges against them dismissed.

Blog 13 November 2017

Cleared for execution even though Alabama prisoner has no memory of offence

Garden Court North Chambers' Mark George QC considers a couple of recent US death penalty cases.

Blog 3 November 2017

Asylum seekers on Samos – A report by Vijay Jagadesham

Garden Court North Chambers' Vijay Jagadesham and Lucy Mair return from their third volunteer trip to Samos.

Blog 20 October 2017

Discretion in the First Tier Tribunal by Jonathan Holt

The Secretary of State for the Home Departments (SSHD) enjoys a wide use of discretion in various aspects of her decision making ability.

Blog 20 October 2017

A welcome from Mark George QC

Welcome to Garden Court North Chambers’ new website.

Blog 19 October 2017

Crime Team Update – October 2017

Garden Court North Chambers’ Crime Team continues to be busy and successful.

Blog 19 October 2017

Facebook evidence in protection claims

Facebook evidence is increasingly relevant in protection claims, often where it is used as evidence of an individual’s political opinion.

Blog 9 October 2017

Discredited Offending Behaviour Programmes by Matthew Stanbury

Earlier this year rumours started flying about that the MoJ was sitting on some unpublished research which painted a damning picture of the SOTP’s effectiveness.

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