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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: Leading Juniors

Joanne Cecil - Garden Court Chambers ‘ A star performer. ’

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

Garden Court Chambers is one of the 'leading human rights sets' with its members securing numerous victories for clients in domestic, pan-European, and international courts. The head of the set's human rights team, Maya Sikand, is sole counsel to former police officer and whistleblower Peter Francis in the Undercover Policing Inquiry and was also instructed in Maria Carter (aka Maria Litvinenko) v the Government of Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for breaches of the claimant's Article 2 and 3 rights. Leslie Thomas QC is currently acting in a judicial review into the decision of the First Minister to control the ambit of the Inquiry into Welsh Assembly Member Carl Sargeant's death, as well as representing families in the Grenfell inquiry. Others members of note include Joanne Cecil whose practice focuses on the intersection between criminal and civil law, and Stephanie Harrison QC is known for her immigration-related human rights work.

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Crime

Within: Leading Juniors

Jo Cecil - Garden Court Chambers ‘ She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the criminal law relating to children. ’

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