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9th Oct 2017
Members of the Goldsmith Chambers Immigration Team presented a bespoke seminar to ‘Caronte’, an Italian comparative research project on contemporary asylum policy. Caronte is looking at best practice in German, UK, Italian and Canadian asylum policy. By focusing upon international case studies, the project aims to help the legislature reform Italian asylum policy. The results […]
2nd Oct 2017
Chambers is very pleased to announce that Charlotte Bull and Sarah Taylor have successfully completed their pupillage with chambers and have accepted their respective offers of tenancy. They have become tenants in chambers from today, 2nd October 2017. Members of Goldsmith Chambers have no doubt that both Charlotte and Sarah will continue to make valuable […]
2nd Oct 2017
The first lecture of the FLBA’s 2017 autumn lecture series took place on 21 September 2017 and was titled “Female Genital Mutilation and Breast Ironing in the Context of Evolving Jurisprudence.” The speakers were Nkumbe Ekaney QC, of 1 Garden Court, and Charlotte Proudman, of Goldsmith Chambers. The lecture was pitched to a broad audience, […]
27th Sep 2017
Goldsmith Chambers Family Group was delighted to host an excellent and informative seminar by DNA Legal on Wednesday 20 September. The seminar was fully booked and attended by local family solicitors. The evening comprised an overview of the latest techniques and analysis for DNA, drug and alcohol testing. It came as a surprise to many […]
25th Sep 2017
On 18 September, Goldsmith Chambers collaborated with Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) to hold a seminar on unlawful detention. BID and Goldsmith were kindly hosted by Allen & Overy, who provided drinks and canapes before the event. Rita Sethi, Head of our Immigration Team at Goldsmith, welcomed all who attended. The event was fully booked […]
15th Sep 2017
Chambers’ senior criminal clerk, Lynn Pilkington, and other members of Goldsmith Chambers’ Rape List counsel were delighted to be invited to and attend a RASSO (Rape and Serious Sexual Offences) party in Pimlico on 7th September 2017. The photograph shows Lynn on the far right with members of the CPS RASSO North team.
14th Sep 2017
Grace Ong secured a unanimous guilty verdict on an indictment containing 10 counts against a father for raping his son when he was 14 years old. The jury were in retirement for an hour after a 5 day trial. The defendant was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.
12th Sep 2017
Together with DNA Legal, Chambers’ family team is co-hosting a seminar on 20th September to look at drug, alcohol and DNA testing more closely. Delegates will learn why a negative test result does not mean a person has not used drugs or what metabolites mean and which ones are needed to distinguish passive use from […]
21st Aug 2017
Anthony Metzer QC represented the widow of Neil Shestopal at the inquest at Westminster Coroner’s Court, which took place on Thursday and Friday 17th/18th August 2017. Mr Shestopal, a retired solicitor, died aged 72 from the effects of a cardiac arrest, which his family argued was caused by an air embolism – a blood vessel […]
15th Aug 2017
Dominic D’Souza, instructed by Arora Lodhi Heath, secures acquittal for his client on a charge of murder after six week multi-handed Trial at CCC.