Archive: May 2019

Law Friends Immigration Law & Criminal Law Conferences

The Law Friends Society organises conferences in crime, immigration and family law, providing legal professionals with practical advice and analysis of recent case law.  Goldsmith Chambers was proud to co-host the Immigration Law Seminar on the 23 May, with around 100 practitioners in attendance. Samina Iqbal,  Sarah Pinder,  Kezia Tobin and Lawrence Youseffian delivered presentations covering a […]

Linda Turnbull elected Bencher at Lincoln’s Inn

Goldsmith Chambers is delighted to announce that Linda Turnbull, of Goldsmith Chambers’ family and immigration teams, has been elected as a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn. In addition, Linda has served on several other committees at Lincoln’s Inn, namely Chapel, Pre-Call Education, Outreach, Collegiality and she is co-chair of the Social & Wellbeing Committee. At the […]

Tower of London’s Ceremony of the Keys

Goldsmith Chambers were honoured to be welcomed to an event at the Tower of London on Monday 20th May to witness the historic and prestigious “Ceremony of the Keys”. In recognition of their support for the Infantry Football Club, Goldsmith Chambers and MACS Legal Services were invited for a guided tour of HM Tower of […]

Jonathan Crystal gave presentations on ‘Intellectual Property and the Protection of Sports Rights’ at Shanghai University School of Political Science and Law, Fudan University and Shanghai University.

Whilst in Shanghai between 6 – 12 May 2019 Jonathan also met with three major and some small/medium law firms interested in a cooperation relationship for work in or relating to the PRC. Jonathan says; ‘It was a great opportunity to exchange information with lawyers, academics and students and gain an insight into law firms’ practices and needs. Shanghai with its […]

Chambers’ Spring Immigration Update Seminar

On Wednesday 8 May, Goldsmith Chambers welcomed immigration practitioners to its Spring Update seminar held at BPP Holborn. Samina Iqbal, who is joint-head of the immigration team, chaired the evening and Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC opened with a recap of the Banger EFM Regulation 9 and appeal rights litigation, in which he was lead counsel, including its […]

Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC speaks at Surrey University

Anthony Metzer QC was hosted at Surrey University as their Distinguished Discussant for the Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy Spring Keynote address on 7th May 2019. Anthony delivered a talk to students on criminal law focusing on applying philosophical ideas about criminality in practice as a criminal barrister and then was part of a discussion […]

Chambers’ Spring Immigration Update Seminar

On Wednesday 8 May, Goldsmith Chambers welcomed immigration practitioners to its Spring Update seminar held at BPP Holborn. Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC opened the evening with a recap of the Banger EFM Regulation 9 and appeal rights litigation, in which he was lead counsel, including its success in the CJEU and the recent Upper Tribunal […]

Liam Wells publishes article in the European Journal of Risk Regulation

Liam analyses the use of planning law to regulate short-term letting, such as the type facilitated by Airbnb. He compares the efficiency of the use of statute versus common-law nuisance claims. His article forms part of a special issue of the EJRR on the regulation of disruptive innovations. Liam is currently undertaking PhD research in […]

Goldsmith Chambers Partners with Fenix, Lesvos

The immigration team in Goldsmith Chambers is proud to announce its partnership with Fenix Humanitarian Legal Aid, an NGO based in Lesvos, Greece.  We champion Fenix’s mission of seeking to provide accurate and timely legal information and advice to all asylum seekers and refugees in Lesvos.   The refugee ‘crisis’ saw over 1 million asylum seekers arrive onto […]