1 Garden Court ranked in Chambers and Partners 2015 Directory
Chambers is pleased to announce that 1 Garden Court has once again been ranked as a leading Family/Matrimonial set in the Chambers and Partners Directory. Chambers and Partners recognised that 1 Garden Court has an "enviable reputation for handling international children work" and that the Clerks are "very good at communicating" and "they are hands-on". Charles Geekie QC, Janet Bazley QC, Alison Ball QC, Jane Crowley QC and Sarah Morgan QC are all individually ranked silks. Andrew Bagchi, Catherine Jenkins, Sally Stone, Sharon Segal, Deirdre Fottrell, Richard Jones, Lucy Sprinz and David Burles are all ranked as leading juniors. 1 Garden Court is also delighted to announce that they have been recognised for their "notable expertise" in their Court of Protection work with Andrew Bagchi and Malcolm Chisholm both individually ranked.
Richard Jones elected as member of the Bar Council.
Chambers is pleased to announce that they have another representative on the governing body of the Bar. Richard’s election also means that he will be co-opted onto the FLBA Committee. 1 Garden Court sends its many conratulations to Richard Jones.
DIY Divorce and Separation
1 Garden Court is pleased to announce the publication by Jordans Family Law of a book: 'DIY Divorce and Separation - The Expert Guide to Representing Yourself' which has been co-written by members of our Family Finance and Children Law teams. Please click on the link below to visit the microsite for the book http://diydivorce.familylaw.co.uk/
JS (A Child)  EWHC B20 (Fam)
Andrew Bagchi and Georgina Cole were involved in the recently reported decision of Roderic Wood J, JS (A Child)  EWHC B20 (Fam), which makes vital reading for practitioners advising clients as to the safeguards required when a client wishes to temporarily remove a child from the jurisdiction, to a non Hague Convention country, even in circumstances where there is a "minute" risk of abduction. See following link: http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed133731
Marlene Cayoun - Family Law Young Barrister of the Year
Chambers is delighted to announce that Marlene Cayoun was awarded the Family Law Young Barrister of the Year 2014 prize at the Jordans Family Law Awards 2014, held on 8th October. For more information please see following link http://goo.gl/RSAoJN