Archive: December 2017

Jerry Hayes interviewed on Channel 4 News and the BBC

Jerry Hayes was prosecuting counsel in the criminal trial of Liam Allen, who was facing multiple allegations of rape, and which received wide-spread media attention from Friday 15th December 2017.  As part of his duties, Jerry helped to ensure that a disc containing a vast number of text messages from the complainant to Mr Allen […]

Catherine Jaquiss writes guest post for UK Human Rights Blog

Catherine Jaquiss, a member of Chambers’ immigration team has written a guest post for the UK Human Rights blog on immigration detention.  Cathy focuses on the event recently organised by the Bar Council and Refugee Tales to mark the publishing of an independent report commissioned by the Bar Council: ‘Injustice in Immigration Detention, Perspectives from Legal […]

Immigration law seminar with the Sri Lankan Solicitors Network

Members of chambers and the Sri Lankan Solicitors’ Network enjoyed a productive training day together on 9th December 2017 at BPP Waterloo. Cathy Jasquiss, Soraya Pascoe, Samina Iqbal, Jamila Hassan, Pierre Georget and Anton van Dellen spoke on specialist immigration law topics ranging from the pitfalls of the Points-Based System, Administrative and Judicial Reviews as […]

Head of Chambers, Anthony Metzer QC, successfully defends libel claim

Our head of chambers, Anthony Metzer QC, has successfully defended a libel claim heard in the High Court over 7 days.  The judgment, Serafin v Malkiewicz & Ors [2017] EWHC 2992 (QB) (24 November 2017), can be accessed here.  Mr Metzer represented the three defendants on a direct access basis. The Claimant, Mr Serafin, claimed damages and […]

Head of Chambers, Anthony Metzer QC, successfully defends libel claim

Our head of chambers, Anthony Metzer QC, has successfully defended a libel claim heard in the High Court over 7 days.  The judgment, Serafin v Malkiewicz & Ors [2017] EWHC 2992 (QB) (24 November 2017), can be accessed here.  Mr Metzer represented the three defendants on a direct access basis. The Claimant, Mr Serafin, claimed damages and […]