Archive: September 2016

Goldsmith Chambers hosts successful FGM Seminar

Goldsmith Chambers were delighted to welcome 90 professionals at a training seminar on ‘Female Genital Mutilation and the Law in Practice’, organised in collaboration with the National FGM Centre (20th September 2016). Speakers included Julie Okine, head of the family team, and Charlotte Proudman, expert on FGM and barrister in family law, on the legal […]

The magic of mentoring

Joanne Wicks QC, Grace Ong and Lucinda Orr outline the benefits of mentoring for barristers. Chancery Bar Association mentoring: Joanne Wicks QC The Chancery Bar Association (ChBA) mentoring scheme was set up in 2009. It was initially, and controversially, only open to women, though it was always intended to be rolled out to men too: […]

Goldsmith Chambers welcomes four new tenants

Sam Giffin (1991) is an established advocate who exclusively practices for the defence. She practices all aspects of criminal law. Navaz Bustani (1995) an experienced and skilled barrister who specialises in all aspects of immigration and has a particular interest in the niche area of Licensing law. Katie Fothergill (2002) began her career at the […]

Female Genital Mutilation & Family Law Seminar

20th September 2016 13:00 – 18:30 Bridewell Hall St Bride Foundation Bride Lane Fleet Street London EC4Y 8EQ You are invited to a seminar on ‘FGM and family law’ organised by Barnardo’s National FGM Centre in partnership with Goldsmith Chambers. Two leading family barristers from Goldsmith Chambers have agreed to provide the seminar. The seminar […]