Archive: January 2020

New Chambers Associates

Chambers is happy to announce that Sir Peter Smith, former High Court Judge and Dr Dominic Thomas-James, an academic at Cambridge University have accepted invitations to join Chambers as Associate Tenants. We are looking forward to their involvement with Chambers in this capacity. As a leading and progressive multi-disciplinary set providing expert advocacy and advice, […]

Lexis Nexis Awards 2020

Chambers are delighted to announce that we have been short-listed as a finalist in the Lexis Nexis Awards 2020 in two categories: Pro Bono Award and Case of the Year. For some time now, Chambers has showcased its pro bono work through the immigration team. The team’s submission entitled “Justice for All in a Hostile […]

Landmark case – man gives religious divorce to avoid criminal trial

On 13th January 2020, Anthony Metzer QC and Adam Gersch acted in a private prosecution involving a man set to appear for trial before a Judge and jury at a North London Crown Court for an offence of ‘Controlling and Coercive Behaviour’ based on his refusal to give a religious divorce (“Get”) to his ex-wife. […]