Rajeev Thacker

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Rajeev Thacker is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers and a Recorder of the Crown Court. In addition he was a part-time Employment Judge between 2005 and 2010. Rajeev was called to the Bar (Gray's Inn) in 1993 and has a wide-ranging practice, dealing in areas as diverse as immigration detention, criminal due process and inquests. Currently he focuses on public law and claims against public authorities, as well as claimant-oriented work in the employment and discrimination fields. He acts mainly for individuals and has appeared in cases supported by the Commission for Racial Equality and the Equal Opportunities Commission. Rajeev also has a strong commitment to pro bono work. He graduated in Law from the  University in Wales and joined 4 Brick Court Chambers in 1995, staying there until he moved to Garden Court Chambers in 2001. He was also a visiting lecturer in Criminal Law and Public Law at the University of Westminster. Rajeev is a long-term member of the Green Party and has stood in numerous national, local and European elections, including standing for Wimbledon in the 1997 and 2001 general elections. He is also an active campaigner and is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Bail for Immigration Detainees, a charity helping those detained under immigration legislation.

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