1 Garden Court Welcomes Thomas Wilson and our New Pupils
We are pleased to annouce that Thomas Wilson has joined chambers as a tenant after successfully completing his pupillage. We would also like to welcome our new pupils Cordelia Williams and Luke Eaton.
Re T (Early Permanence Placement)
Deirdre Fottrell QC represented the guardian in the case of Re T (Early Permanence Placement) (http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2015/983.html). The President gave guidance on the role of prospective adopters under the Early Permanence Scheme within care proceedings and considered in particular whether they should be joined as parties to care proceedings. Deirdre Fottrell appeared with Martin Downs (One Crown Office Row).
Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015
1 Garden Court is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as Family Set of the Year for the Chambers Bar Awards 2015.
The 2015 Chambers UK Bar Awards will be held at Old Billingsgate, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, London EC3 on Tuesday, 27th October 2015.
1 Garden Court ranked in Legal 500
Chambers is pleased to announce that we have been ranked yet again as a leading set in the Legal 500 this year. Chambers was described as 'renowned for its expertise in children law' and having a 'growing reputation in family finance.'
Individual members have also been ranked in both the Children Law (including public and private law) and Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) categories. Janet Bazley QC, Charles Geekie QC (Tier 1), Alison Ball QC, Jane Crowley QC and Susan Jacklin QC are all individually ranked Silks. Andrew Bagchi QC, Francesca Wiley QC and Deirdre Fottrell QC have been ranked in Tier 1 as New Silks. Equally, we are delighted that David Burles, Claire Heppenstall (in both categories) and Sharon Segal have all been ranked as leading juniors.