Archive: July 2017

Veterans World Fencing Championships

Chambers congratulates Barry Coulter, who has qualified for the 10th time to represent Great Britain in men’s sabre for the Veterans World Fencing Championships to be held in Maribor, Slovenia, in October. Barry joins his wife Grace Ong, also a member of chambers, who qualified in April to represent Great Britain in women’s sabre.  To […]

Pride 2017

Grace Ong held the banner again and marched for Pride 2017 on behalf of the Bar Council, joining other barristers, solicitors and members of CILEX on 8th July 2017. Grace is an elected member of the Bar Council and is an active member of the Bar Council’s Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee. She is […]

Corporate liability in International Law

Paul Mylvaganam of Goldsmith Chambers has been asked to contribute to a group of eminent Lawyers supporting an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Paul was asked to support the submissions as an International Law specialist and the amicus curiae brief has been lodged in the US Supreme Court in support of the […]

Confiscation success for Charity intervenors

Meyrick Williams acted on behalf of a registered (now incorporated) charity to assert a claim to assets sought to be confiscated following a 3 month Trial for Tax Evasion and Fraud in Birmingham Crown Court. Confiscations are usually personal claims against a Defendant but under section 10A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, as […]

Wellbeing at the Bar blog

Magic, Lycra and Coffee: Victoria Wilson, Head of the Family Group, co-authors a blog about coping mechanisms at the Bar.  You can read Victoria’s blog post here.