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Amanda Weston QC

Tel:
Work 020 7993 7600
Email:
Garden Court Chambers (Garden Court Chambers)

Position

http://www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk/barrister/amanda-weston/


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – 2018 silks

Amanda Weston - Garden Court ChambersShe is a genuinely fearless advocate and often runs difficult cases and difficult legal points.

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government)

In addition to being a leading set in immigration law, Garden Court Chambershas a good breadth and depth of counsel for public law and social housing’. It takes on challenges to a range of authorities, such as local councils, the police and the Home Office. Amanda Weston acted on behalf of a ten-year-old claimant in a judicial review of the Home Office fee payable for children to register as British citizens.

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – 2018 silks

Amanda Weston QC - Garden Court ChambersA passionate and committed advocate with a huge breadth and depth of knowledge.

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Garden Court Chambers has ‘a history of winning contested cases on behalf of claimants in domestic, pan-European and international courts’. New silk Amanda Weston QC acted in R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, a test case on whether the Home Secretary unlawfully detained a mentally ill Somali citizen who lacked the capacity to understand any of the documents served upon him. In Corey Hewitt v United Kingdom, Joanne Cecil appeared before the European Court of Human Rights representing a 13-year-old boy with a low IQ who was convicted of murder on a joint enterprise basis and sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Court of Protection and community care

Within: Court of Protection and community care – 2018 silks

Amanda Weston QC - Garden Court ChambersShe is very knowledgeable.

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Immigration (including business immigration)

Within: Immigration (including business immigration) – 2018 silks

Amanda Weston QC - Garden Court ChambersShe is hugely committed and does not give in easily, especially in cases involving children.

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