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26th Jul 2018
Following the publicised failings of the quasi-legalisation of prostitution in Leeds, Dr Charlotte Proudman was invited to discuss why the legalisation of prostitution reinforces violence against women and girls, increases the risk of rape and violence and leads to greater numbers of human trafficking. As an advocate for women, Charlotte argued for the introduction of […]
20th Jul 2018
Dr Charlotte Proudman was led by Frank Feehan QC of 1KBW in a public law children fact-finding hearing in which they represented private foster carers before Newton J – London Borough of Barnet v KM, TW, JS, JB  EWHC 1473 (Fam). The child had been privately fostered for over four years. During this time, […]
18th Jul 2018
Dr Charlotte Proudman, barrister and expert in female genital mutilation (FGM) represented the parents of two girls at risk of being cut in Nigeria by family members at an ex-parte FGM Protection Order (FGMPO) hearing. Holman J gave guidance in BA & Anor v JA & Ors (female genital mutilation protection orders and immigration appeals)  EWHC […]
16th Jul 2018
At an inquest in Bedfordshire into the death of Goda Januleviciute, Dr Anton van Dellen successfully made an application that the Chief Executive of Luton and Dunstable Hospital be called to give evidence about seeming discrepancies in a letter of apology written to the family. The coroner entered a narrative conclusion which described the discharge […]
13th Jul 2018
On 12thJuly 2018 the CJEU delivered its Judgment in SSHD v Banger. A summary of the facts and the questions referred to the CJEU can be found here. SUMMARY In accepting all of the arguments presented on behalf of Ms Banger, the CJEU found, for the first time, that the Surinder Singh rationale applies to […]
12th Jul 2018
The full judgment in Banger C‑89/17, in which the client was represented by Anthony Metzer QC and Sanaz Saifolahi has been delivered today. Essentially, the CJEU found in favour of Ms Banger on the issues raised. See here for the full judgment. A more detailed summary will be made available shortly.
5th Jul 2018
Chambers is pleased to announce Grace Ong has been selected as a Social Mobility Advocate for the ‘I am the BAR’ campaign. Read Grace’s story here.
2nd Jul 2018
Anthony Metzer QC is a guest speaker at the annual UK Wellness for Law Forum which is being held by The Honourable Society of Inner Temple on Friday 6th July 2018. Anthony Metzer QC will be speaking between 11.15am and 12.30pm.
29th Jun 2018
Further to our previous post, the CJEU will deliver the Judgment in SSHD v Banger Case C-89/17 at 9.30am on 12th July 2018. Anthony Metzer QC and Sanaz Saifolahi represent Ms Banger.
21st Jun 2018
Guy Davison, of Chambers’ immigration team, was interviewed on LBC radio yesterday morning at 8am discussing President Trump’s current immigration policy in respect of children and Mexico.