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15th Aug 2017
Charlotte represented the applicant father who was seeking an order for the immediate return of the child to Iran following the child’s abduction by the respondent mother to England. The issue was whether the father’s undertakings, promises to the court to ensure the safe return of the mother and the child to Iran would be enforceable in Iranian […]
11th Aug 2017
We are delighted to announce that a group of 20 practitioners will be joining Chambers. The group includes mainly immigration practitioners, but also members with practices in civil, family and crime. We believe that the new members will make a strong and positive contribution and much look forward to welcoming the following tenants on 1st […]
13th Jul 2017
Chambers congratulates Barry Coulter, who has qualified for the 10th time to represent Great Britain in men’s sabre for the Veterans World Fencing Championships to be held in Maribor, Slovenia, in October. Barry joins his wife Grace Ong, also a member of chambers, who qualified in April to represent Great Britain in women’s sabre. To […]
12th Jul 2017
Grace Ong held the banner again and marched for Pride 2017 on behalf of the Bar Council, joining other barristers, solicitors and members of CILEX on 8th July 2017. Grace is an elected member of the Bar Council and is an active member of the Bar Council’s Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee. She is […]
11th Jul 2017
Paul Mylvaganam of Goldsmith Chambers has been asked to contribute to a group of eminent Lawyers supporting an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Paul was asked to support the submissions as an International Law specialist and the amicus curiae brief has been lodged in the US Supreme Court in support of the […]
10th Jul 2017
Meyrick Williams acted on behalf of a registered (now incorporated) charity to assert a claim to assets sought to be confiscated following a 3 month Trial for Tax Evasion and Fraud in Birmingham Crown Court. Confiscations are usually personal claims against a Defendant but under section 10A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, as […]
2nd Jul 2017
Magic, Lycra and Coffee: Victoria Wilson, Head of the Family Group, co-authors a blog about coping mechanisms at the Bar. You can read Victoria’s blog post here.
27th Jun 2017
Dr Anton van Dellen represented a pharmacist facing a wide range of allegations, including multiple allegations of dishonesty and failing to implement a National Patient Safety notice. Following a 19 day hearing which heard evidence from 16 witnesses, a Fitness to Practise Panel at the General Pharmaceutical Council found there had been no dishonesty and […]
22nd Jun 2017
Marie de Redman secures an acquittal for a man charged with sexually assaulting an 11 year old girl in 2015. The Trial, which was heard at Birmingham Crown Court this week, lasted 4 days and the Jury reached their verdict in under half an hour.
12th Jun 2017
Lincoln graduate jailed for his part in organised county drugs gang