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Garden Court Chambers

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Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)

Claimant set Garden Court North Chambers ‘is very dedicated to social justice’ and its members handle a wide variety of public law cases concerning human rights, immigration and asylum, inquests and public inquiries, housing, discrimination, community care, prison law and social welfare. The barristers also regularly represent vulnerable individuals and community groups. Public law specialist Pete Weatherby KC represented the family of Yousef Makki during the inquest into his death and the subsequent judicial review regarding the failure of the coroner to reach a proper conclusion. Tom Royston has a nationally notable practice in litigation concerning benefits payments, and he successfully argued in AM v SSWP that an individual should be able to seek to obtain backdated Universal Credit at any time, rather than only at the time of their first application. Anna Morris KC was appointed to silk in the 2023 round.