Archive: July 2020

The Passage – charity fund-raising

The members of Goldsmith Chambers Family Team held an online coffee morning on Tuesday and were pleased to raise £200 for homeless charity The Passage. 

Dominic Bell secures acquittal in first jury trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court

LF was charged with an armed robbery of a jewellery shop where jewels to the value of £750,000 were stolen. The case was investigated by the Flying Squad. This was the first trial to be heard at Snaresbrook following lockdown and presented various challenges, not least the disadvantages to a defendant in custody during the […]

Samina Iqbal and Sarah Pinder quoted in Bureau of Investigative Journalism article

Journalist Cat McShane’s article “Gap in homelessness help could force thousands back onto streets – The Everyone In policy was groundbreaking in its scope, but many of those housed in hotels will soon lose their accommodation” shines a light on what may happen next with the government’s Everyone In Policy. The article was published by […]

Family Law Awards

We are delighted to announce that Dr Charlotte Proudman has been nominated for Junior Family Law Barrister of the Year in the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2020, largely as a result of her excellent and dedicated work on FGM cases.  As junior counsel, Charlotte represented the mother in Re A (A Child: Female Genital Mutilation: […]

Family Law Awards

Goldsmith Chambers is very happy to announce that Chambers’ family law team has been nominated for Chambers of the Year in this year’s Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2020 awards ceremony. 

Foreign & Commonwealth HM Forces group action

Anthony Metzer QC, Head of Chambers leads Sarah Pinder,  joint-head of the immigration team, in a group judicial review claim brought by eight Fijian Commonwealth veterans, who served in the British army, including on numerous operations. They are instructed by Vinita Templeton, Director at Duncan Lewis. In an article commissioned and published by The Times today, 2nd July 2020, Anthony and […]