Garden Court North Chambers is a 'go to set' for all aspects of immigration law. Clients praise the set for the 'excellent level of client care', and 'in-depth training courses'. Key individuals include Tom Royston, who specialises in work with a cross-over between immigration law (especially EU law) and access to welfare benefits, and Kerry Smith, who undertakes work in all aspects of asylum, immigration and human rights law.
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Kenworthy's Chambers offer 'a wealth of expertise in immigration law'. Members of the set are 'very thorough' and deliver 'frank and pragmatic advice'. Gita Patel has extensive experience in judicial review proceedings, especially cases involving representation of vulnerable appellants. Shazia Khan is another key member of chambers and has recently been appointed as a part-time judge in the First Tier Tribunal’s Immigration & Asylum Chamber. Mark Schwenk and George Brown are also recommended.
‘Kenworthy’s has strength in depth and are pre-eminent in the North West.’
‘Kenworthy’s Chambers is the most frequent Chambers instructed by our immigration department. The team is efficient; has a good range of Barristers with varying expertise; and on occasion offers a range of training opportunities very useful for practitioners.’
‘An excellent chambers with a wide skill set and friendly, helpful support staff.’
‘Specialists in immigration and human rights cases.’
‘The Immigration clerks Courtney Soden and Daniella Howarth are particularly helpful and easy to communicate with.’
‘Clerks in Kenworthy’s are highly efficient, reliable, helpful and pro-active. It is a great team.’
‘Of particular mention is Courtney Soden and Daniella Howarth. Both clerks are extremely efficient and professional. They respond promptly to queries and are always approachable.’
‘Very organised and quick to respond. Clear pricing options are very helpful for clients.’
‘Daniella Howarth and Courtney Sodden are very helpful and professional in dealing with cases and requests for counsel.’
‘Excellent, a first class clerking service. I never have to send fee notes back as the legal aid rates are always correct.’