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Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC speaks at Sports Law conference

Goldsmith’s Head of Chambers, Anthony Metzer QC was invited to speak at a Sports Law conference co-hosted by the De Montfort University’s Law School in Leicester and the British Association for Sport and the Law. The half-day conference on 2nd November 2018 “Athlete Care and The Role of the Law 2018” explored key topics in this rapidly changing […]

Members of Goldsmith Chambers featured in the Chambers and Partners 2019 edition

Following on from Chambers’ successful entries in the Legal 500 2018 edition, Goldsmith Chambers are pleased to announce that a number of members of chambers have been successfully ranked in the 2019 edition of Chambers and Partners. We would like to congratulate the following: POLICE LAW (Mainly Claimant) ANTHONY METZER QC – All Circuits in […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman represents mother of child at risk of FGM in the High Court

Asylum seeker facing removal from UK despite young daughter being at risk of FGM Mother battles to remain in UK to protect nine-year-old subject to FGM protection order A failed asylum seeker is facing removal from the UK even though a judge has ruled her nine-year-old daughter could be subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) if taken abroad. In a […]

Grace Ong secures convictions in Rape cases

Grace Ong, prosecuting, secured convictions in September and October for 2 familial rape cases and one multi-handed case involving 5 young defendants. The defendants in the rape cases were sentenced to 22 years and 18 years imprisonment respectively.

Joseph Plowright trains students and lawyers in Lahore, Pakistan

Joe Plowright of Chambers’ immigration team has been invited back to Pakistan to give a day’s advocacy training to students and lawyers at the Pearl Continental in Lahore on the 30th October.  He will also be one of the speakers at a seminar on the NAB Laws and the Criminal Justice System in Pakistan which […]

The Hearing – A Legal Podcast

In the latest episode of Thomson Reuters Legal UK & Ireland’s podcast series, The Hearing – the host, lawyer and social media commentator, Kevin Poulter, sits down with Dr Charlotte Proudman, Barrister at Goldsmith Chambers. The self-proclaimed feminist speaks the feminist movement, gender parity in the workplace, women’s only events, and the difficult subject of disclosure around rape cases. […]

Book launch of 10th Edition of the Immigration Law Handbook

On Tuesday 23rd October in the evening, Goldsmith Chambers celebrated the launch of the 10th Edition of the Immigration Law Handbook, co-edited by Goldsmith immigration barrister Frances Allen. The Handbook is recognised as the leading reference work both by the judiciary and the immigration bar, providing all relevant immigration and asylum legislation and related materials in one volume. […]

CJEU Banger judgment reported in the Times Law Report

The Court of Justice of the EU judgment of Banger C‑89/17 was reported in the Times Law Report on 23rd October 2018.  Goldsmith’s Head of Chambers, Anthony Metzer QC and Sanaz Saifolahi, both members of Chambers’ immigration team, represent Ms Banger.  Please click here for the full report, and here for the Westlaw case analysis.  

Law Friends Society London Immigration Law Conference – 24th October 2018

Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration team have the pleasure of co-hosting the first Law Friends Society Immigration Law Conference in London at Conway Hall today on 24th October 2018. The conference includes expert speakers and a specialist, high calibre programme of topics.  Sangheeta Iengar will be speaking on Article 8 ECHR and criminal deportation appeals, Bronwen Jones on […]