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SSHD v BANGER

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.

Guy Davison on LBC radio

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.

Congratulations to Grace Ong

Chambers  are pleased to announce that Grace Ong has been elected to the counter-terrorism specialist panel at level 3.  Congratulations Grace!

Dr Charlotte Proudman speaks alongside panel of experts on FGM at UCL

A panel of speakers will draw together a diverse range of perspectives to answer some of the key questions surrounding the law on FGM. Is the existing legislation sufficient? How can it be enforced more effectively? Speakers include Hibo Wardere, survivor and public speaker and author about FGM; Dr Charlotte Proudman, award winning barrister, academic and speaker/writer […]

Congratulations on appointments

Chambers are delighted to announce the following appointments: Anthony Metzer QC has been assigned to the War Pensions & Armed Forces Compensation Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal Rita Sethi has been assigned to Health, Education & Social Care Chamber Samina Iqbal has been assigned to Social Entitlement Chamber Guy Davison has been assigned to […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman writes a guest blog for National FGM Centre

A Barrister’s Perspective on the Challenges of Applying for FGM Protection Orders Dr Charlotte Proudman provides the National FGM Centre with information and advice regarding FGM Protection Orders, including what evidence is required to support an application. Read more here.

Sir Desmond de Silva QC

Chambers is very sorry to announce that Sir Desmond de Silva QC, Privy Councillor, Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, former Head of Argent Chambers and door tenant of our Chambers  has sadly passed away over the weekend.  Sir Desmond was born in 1939 and was called to the Bar in 1964 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in […]

London Legal Walk 2018

Goldsmith Chambers joined over 12,000 walkers on the London Legal Walk last week on 21st May 2017. It was a beautiful evening with over £700,000 raised! Chambers raised a total of £925 for the London Legal Support Trust, a very worthy cause. See you there next year!

Institute of Law and Ethics

Anthony Metzer QC  has been appointed as a Member of the Council of the Institute of Law and Ethics at Tomsk State University.

Abuse of Process case reported in The Guardian

Adam Gersch and Sara Wyeth represent horse trainer in fraud case thrown out as abuse of process after disclosure failures unearthed, reported today in The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/23/fraud-trial-collapses-bha-disclosure-evidence