Archive: November 2018

Goldsmith Chambers co-host event on forced marriages and female genital mutilation protection orders

Goldsmith Chambers is looking forward to co-hosting the forthcoming event on 27th November 2018 “Pilot Practice Direction on Forced Marriage & Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders” with the National Police Chiefs’ Council. The event is to raise awareness of forced marriage and female genital mutilation and the legal remedies available for women and girls.  The […]

Goldsmith Chambers hosts unlawful detention seminar

What should you look for when faced with a client who may have been unlawfully detained? What are the first steps in litigating the claim? How will the Courts expect the claim to be presented? How do damages (and costs) work in such claims? Goldsmith’s immigration and civil teams have come together to provide a […]

Anthony Metzer QC assigned as a Judge in Upper Tribunal

Chambers are pleased to announce that Anthony Metzer QC has been assigned as a Judge for the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of the Upper Tribunal. With this appointment he is authorised to preside over Judicial Reviews in the Upper Tribunal.  

Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC speaks at Sports Law conference

Goldsmith’s Head of Chambers, Anthony Metzer QC was invited to speak at a Sports Law conference co-hosted by the De Montfort University’s Law School in Leicester and the British Association for Sport and the Law. The half-day conference on 2nd November 2018 “Athlete Care and The Role of the Law 2018” explored key topics in this rapidly changing […]

Members of Goldsmith Chambers featured in the Chambers and Partners 2019 edition

Following on from Chambers’ successful entries in the Legal 500 2018 edition, Goldsmith Chambers are pleased to announce that a number of members of chambers have been successfully ranked in the 2019 edition of Chambers and Partners. We would like to congratulate the following: POLICE LAW (Mainly Claimant) ANTHONY METZER QC – All Circuits in […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman represents mother of child at risk of FGM in the High Court

Asylum seeker facing removal from UK despite young daughter being at risk of FGM Mother battles to remain in UK to protect nine-year-old subject to FGM protection order A failed asylum seeker is facing removal from the UK even though a judge has ruled her nine-year-old daughter could be subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) if taken abroad. In a […]