Protest Rights

Protest Rights: Common Offences, Common Defences And Injunctions

Very valuable webinar provided, excellently presented and very up to date.

Laura Fitzgerald


In this free webinar held on 1 July 2021, Richard Brigden and Mira Hammad of Garden Court North Chambers summarise some of the common offences used to charge protestors and some common defences that can employed in response. They also summarise recent injunction cases involving protestors. 

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at legal practitioners and those working with them, with an assumed basic knowledge of the topic area.


The recording and slides were available for three months following the event.

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Richard Brigden, Barrister, Garden Court North Chambers

Richard is a criminal defence advocate with an excellent reputation. He is ranked in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 as a leading junior in general crime. He is involved in a wide range of work in the Crown Court, High Court (quasi criminal matters) and Court of Appeal.

Mira Hammad, Barrister, Garden Court North Chambers

Mira is committed to defending the rights of individuals and holding public and private sector organisations to account. She accepts instructions in all Chambers’ practice areas and has a particular interest in criminal defence, inquests and inquiries.