Archive: September 2017

Family law seminar by DNA Legal – 20 September 2017

Goldsmith Chambers Family Group was delighted to host an excellent and informative seminar by DNA Legal on Wednesday 20 September.  The seminar was fully booked and attended by local family solicitors. The evening comprised an overview of the latest techniques and analysis for DNA, drug and alcohol testing.  It came as a surprise to many […]

Unlawful detention seminar in support of BID – 18 September 2017

On 18 September, Goldsmith Chambers collaborated with Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) to hold a seminar on unlawful detention.  BID and Goldsmith were kindly hosted by Allen & Overy, who provided drinks and canapes before the event. Rita Sethi, Head of our Immigration Team at Goldsmith, welcomed all who attended.  The event was fully booked […]

Goldsmith Chambers in support of Bail for Immigration Detainees

Goldsmith Chambers in support of Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is proud to present a training course, ‘Applying for Immigration Bail and Challenging Unlawful Detention’, on Monday 18 September 2017 6.00pm-8pm. Hosted by Allen & Overy all proceeds donated to BID.

CPS RASSO North team – 7th September 2017

Chambers’ senior criminal clerk, Lynn Pilkington, and other members of Goldsmith Chambers’ Rape List counsel were delighted to be invited to and attend a RASSO (Rape and Serious Sexual Offences) party in Pimlico on 7th September 2017.  The photograph shows Lynn on the far right with members of the CPS RASSO North team.

R -v- MU [2017] – Grace Ong prosecuting

Grace Ong secured a unanimous guilty verdict on an indictment containing 10 counts against a father for raping his son when he was 14 years old.  The jury were in retirement for an hour after a 5 day trial.  The defendant was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.

Goldsmith Family co-hosts seminar – 20th September 2017

Together with DNA Legal, Chambers’ family team is co-hosting a seminar on 20th September to look at drug, alcohol and DNA testing more closely. Delegates will learn why a negative test result does not mean a person has not used drugs or what metabolites mean and which ones are needed to distinguish passive use from […]