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Chambers launches new extradition team

Chambers is excited to announce that it is launching a new extradition law team. You can access the new practice area page here with details of all of our new team members. Extradition is the legal process through which individuals facing criminal prosecution overseas are requested to be delivered by the United Kingdom to foreign authorities. Extradition […]

Harry O’Sullivan is published in the latest edition of Criminal Law Review

Harry comments on the case of R. v D (CA) on whether, for the purpose of prosecution for having a bladed article in a public place, a purposive or literal interpretation was more appropriate to deciding whether a cut-throat razor was a “folding pocketknife” within the exemption under the Criminal Justice Act 1988 s.139(2) and […]

CPS Crime Panel

Many congratulations to Grace Ong who is now a Level 4 Advocate on the General Crime Panel; as well as being a Level 4 Advocate on the Serious Crime Group Panel.

Sangeetha Iengar interviewed on LBC radio

Sangeetha Iengar was invited onto LBC radio on 2nd April 2019 to discuss the UK’s response to Shamima Begum’s latest interview with The Times.  In the interview, Ms Begum described her remorse, her fear of reprisals whilst in the camp and a deep desire to return to the UK and her family. Sangeetha explained first that […]

Dr Anton van Dellen represent shipping ex-billionaire

Dr Anton van Dellen represented Mr Nobu Su in the Commercial Court.  Mr Su is a shipping ex-billionaire who was accused of dissipating 27million euros in breach of a freezing order and attempting to flee the jurisdiction in breach of a passport impounding order.  Anton was led by Marion Smith QC.  The case was extensively […]

International Family Law Conference 2019

Goldsmith Chambers was invited to speak at the International Family Law Conference 2019 on 21st March 2019, sponsored by the International Family Law Group LLP and Anthony Gold Solicitors. Kezia Tobin of Chambers’ immigration team delivered a training session on family immigration applications, looking at how those engaged in family law proceedings may be able […]

Head of Chambers invited to speak at New York Law School

Anthony Metzer QC, Head of Chambers, was invited to speak by the New York Law School, as part of their Master Class series, and the Institute for Global Law, Justice and Policy. Anthony delivered his lecture “Cybercrime, Privacy and Sexual Exploitation” and answered questions from students and academics. The talk was chaired by Ruti G. […]

Jane Heybroek interviewed by Radio 4’s Law in Action

Jane Heybroek of Chambers’ immigration team was interviewed by Joshua Rozenberg of the BBC. The interview formed part of the BBC Radio 4 programme Law in Action aired on Thursday 21st March 2019. Last week’s edition featured behind the scenes of an immigration tribunal, Taylor House, in central London. Joshua Rozenberg met applicants who want […]

Landmark Supreme Court Judgment on medical evidence of torture

On Wednesday of last week, 6th March, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of KV (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] UKSC 10.  Charlotte Bayati, of Chambers’ immigration team, was part of the legal team who represented the Appellant KV led by Richard Drabble QC and instructed by […]