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Jo Cecil

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

Position

http://www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk/barrister/jo-cecil/


London Bar

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

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

Joanne Cecil - Garden Court ChambersHas the ability to weigh legal problems and create cogent solutions for her clients.

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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Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Jo Cecil - Garden Court ChambersThorough and diligent with an impressive grasp of the law.

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