News releases

Chambers news 2 July 2020

Master Class 2020: Transitional Justice following Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Aarif Abraham presents at the Geoffrey Nice Foundation Master Class on 'Transitional Justice following Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina'.

Blog 7 February 2020

Bereavement benefit rules discriminatory and incompatible with ECHR rights, rules High Court

Five children and their two fathers, whose families were refused bereavement benefit after the mother died, have won an important judicial review case in the...

Chambers news 19 January 2020

Lucy Mair speaking at ILPA’s Women in the Hostile Environment: International Women’s Day Conference 2020

Lucy Mair will be speaking at the International Women’s Day Conference 2020 organised by the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association on 6 March 2020. Lucy will...

Blog 5 November 2019

Winners – Regional Set of the Year – The Chambers Bar Awards 2019

Garden Court North Chambers are delighted to have been voted the Regional Set of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019

Chambers news 6 September 2019

We have been shortlisted – The Chambers Bar Awards 2019

Garden Court North Chambers are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019. This is a huge honour and...

Blog 3 September 2019

Richard Brigden acting for protesters in landmark injunction case

Today the High Court gave its ruling in the first known case of protesters being found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction which...

Chambers news 20 December 2018

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – passed today

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force in March 2019.

Chambers news 7 August 2018

Permission granted in Parole Board independence case

A serving prisoner, represented by Matthew Stanbury, has been granted permission to challenge the independence of the Parole Board in a claim for judicial review.

Chambers news 18 July 2018

Following judicial review, the DWP accepts it must pay up to an extra £150,000,000 to correct ESA errors in up to 70,000 cases

Tom Royston discusses R (Smith) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions JR/1249/2018.

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