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15th Feb 2019
Successful appeal to the Supreme Court from the Court of Appeal on the issue of whether Mr Devani, an estate agent, and Mr Wells, a vendor, had reached a complete and enforceable agreement despite there being no express identification of the event which would trigger the obligation to pay the commission. The second issue, raised […]
12th Feb 2019
Chambers’ immigration team are delighted to share the circulation of its third quarterly newsletter. If you would like to read more about the latest news and case-law updates including the team’s achievements over the last few months, please click here.
8th Feb 2019
Charlotte Proudman has been invited by the CEO of Coco de Mer to join a panel discussion on the 11th March 2019 to discuss FGM and the broader conversation around the right of women to experience pleasure, together with the importance of education. The panel discussion will be held with Waris Dirie and Rowan Pelling (journalist).
6th Feb 2019
Alper Riza QC successfully represented the Guzelyurtlu family in their claim against Turkey. Read here the article written by Alper Riza for the Cyprus Mail.
5th Feb 2019
Goldsmith Chambers are delighted to announce the arrival of three new tenants. Joining chambers are: Dominic Bell (1992) – from 4th February 2019 Jessica Russell-Mitra (2003) – from 15th October 2018 and Lawrence Youssefian (2013)– from 7th January 2019 The new members will greatly contribute to chambers’ existing crime, civil and immigration teams.
5th Feb 2019
Chambers are delighted to announce that Charlotte Proudman has been nominated for the True Honour awards 2019, in recognition of the work she does to take a stand against honour based violence, in particular FGM. Charlotte is vocal in raising awareness of FGM (female genital mutilation), and often attends events and lectures to raise awareness […]
5th Feb 2019
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said it was “almost impossible to detect” as the girls were not in school or old enough to report it. In one report, in Yorkshire, a […]
28th Jan 2019
Chambers are delighted to announce that both Joseph Plowright and Sarah Pinder have been appointed to sit as part-time Judges of the Immigration & Asylum Chamber in the First-Tier Tribunal. We welcome the addition of two experienced immigration practitioners to the Bench.
15th Jan 2019
Chambers is pleased to announce that Grace Ong has been placed on the Specialist Panels 2018-22 list for Serious Crime Group at level 4.
19th Dec 2018
On the 24th October 2018, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in four linked cases known collectively as KO (Nigeria) and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department  UKSC 53. Charlotte Bayati of Goldsmith chambers, led by Stephen Knafler QC,represented two appellants and their families linked and referred to as one of […]