Archive: May 2019

Breaking the Chains Launch Event

Sangeetha Iengar of Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration team attended a launch event at Parliament on Thursday 25th April launching ‘Breaking the Chains’, a programme co-run by Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit and Shpresa, a charity which focuses on the welfare of unaccompanied Albanian asylum-seeking children. The discussion between inter-disciplinary practitioners threw up shared concern on the limited asylum routes available for […]

Samina Iqbal and Kezia Tobin present Lexis Nexis webinar

Samina Iqbal and Kezia Tobin present the latest developments in immigration law in a new LexisNexis webinar released on Wednesday 1st May. In the hour long update, Samina and Kezia discuss the Supreme Court cases of KV (Sri Lanka) v SSHD [2019] UKSC 10 on scarring in asylum appeals, and KO (Nigeria) v SSHD [2018] UKSC 53 on […]

Law Friends Society London Immigration Law Practitioner Conference – 23rd May 2019

Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration team will be co-hosting the Law Friends Society Immigration Law Conference in London at Conway Hall on 23rd May 2019. This conference attracts 7 CPD points. The conference includes expert speakers and a high calibre programme of topics. Samina Iqbal will be speaking on unlawful detention, Sarah Pinder on Tier one entrepreneurs, […]

Chambers’ immigration team respond to Law Commission consultation

Following the Law Commission reviewing the Immigration Rules and launching a consultation on their simplification, the immigration team in chambers has submitted the following entry: Introduction Goldsmith Chambers is a leading multidisciplinary Barristers’ chambers based in Temple, London. The immigration team, ranked in band 4 by the Legal 500, is comprised of over 35 practitioners […]