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Joseph Plowright delivers training to lawyers in Pakistan

Joseph Plowright, a member of chambers’ immigration team, was honoured to be invited to Lahore by the School of Law to deliver a training course to Pakistani students and lawyers on advocacy skills.  The conference was held at the Pearl Continental Hotel on the 3rd February 2018 with 40 delegates in attendance.  The course was […]

Assistant Coroner Appointment

Chambers is delighted to announce that Dr Anton van Dellen has been appointed as Assistant Coroner for West London.

Update on the case of Banger and the reference made to the CJEU

Further to chambers’ earlier posts on the Order for Reference to the CJEU in the case of Banger (Unmarried Partner of British National) [2017] UKUT 00125 (IAC), Anthony Metzer QC and Sanaz Saifolahi, who represent Ms Banger, attended the Court in Luxembourg on 17th January 2018 for the oral hearing. Anthony and Sanaz expect the Opinion […]

Jerry Hayes attends Attorney General’s questions and is interviewed in the media

On 21st December 2017, Jerry Hayes, accompanied by his pupil, Jeanette Stevenson, attended the Attorney General’s questions following the criminal trial of Liam Allen.  Jerry was Prosecution Counsel in this case and brought to the attention of the court the prosecution’s failure to disclose a download of numerous text messages, which shed doubt on the complainant’s […]

Goldsmith Chambers welcomes Eric Lewis

Goldsmith Chambers were delighted to attend a cocktail evening at Middle Temple hall to welcome Eric Lewis (Washington D.C. & New York) as a new associate member of Chambers. The evening was arranged by Eric’s firm, Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss (PLLC), and an enjoyable evening was had by all.         

Is this the end of the road for Independent Midwives delivering babies at home?

Marcia C Persaud PhD, Barrister at Goldsmith Chambers (Temple) London reviews R (Beety and ors v Nursing and Midwifery Council) and ors [2017] EWHC 3232 (Admin). Following the judgement of R (Beety and ors v Nursing and Midwifery Council) and ors [2017] EWHC 3232 (Admin), handed down on 12 December 2017, Mrs Justice Lang held that […]

Guy Davison interviewed on LBC Radio

Guy Davison was interviewed by Nick Ferrari on LBC Radio this morning commenting on the UK couple found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attack.

Jerry Hayes interviewed on Channel 4 News and the BBC

Jerry Hayes was prosecuting counsel in the criminal trial of Liam Allen, who was facing multiple allegations of rape, and which received wide-spread media attention from Friday 15th December 2017.  As part of his duties, Jerry helped to ensure that a disc containing a vast number of text messages from the complainant to Mr Allen […]