Head of Chambers: Mark George QC
Senior Practice Manager: Annmarie Nightingale
THE CHAMBERS Garden Court North Chambers is recognised as having a “strong track record in areas such as immigration, asylum, prison law and miscarriages of justice which distinguishes the chambers as a go to human rights set outside of London” (Chambers and Partners 2017). The sets progressive barristers are passionate about advancing the application of human rights and public law in the regions, with regular appearances in cutting-edge cases in the Appellate Courts, Supreme Court, ECtHR and beyond. Regarded as having a “stellar reputation domestically, … [offering] a practice which is international in scope, with members frequently tackling major human rights matters as far afield as Bahrain, Colombia and the USA” (Chambers and Partners 2017), and having “very able practitioners” (Chambers and Partners 2017), it is also described as ‘a leader in public law on the Northern Circuit’ (The Legal 500 2017). Chambers is supported by a practice management team which is described as being “exceptional....with a good rapport between clerk and counsel meaning work gets turned around quickly” (Chambers and Partners 2015) and which prides itself on being “approachable and helpful” (Chambers and Partners 2016).
WORK UNDERTAKEN Human rights; criminal defence; appeals and miscarriages of justice; employment & discrimination; housing; immigration; civil actions against the police; community care; court of protection; education; family rights; mental health; public inquiry & inquests; international law; personal injury; prison law; public law; welfare benefits..