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Jonathan Crystal gave presentations on ‘Intellectual Property and the Protection of Sports Rights’ at Shanghai University School of Political Science and Law, Fudan University and Shanghai University.

Whilst in Shanghai between 6 – 12 May 2019 Jonathan also met with three major and some small/medium law firms interested in a cooperation relationship for work in or relating to the PRC. Jonathan says; ‘It was a great opportunity to exchange information with lawyers, academics and students and gain an insight into law firms’ practices and needs. Shanghai with its […]

Chambers’ Spring Immigration Update Seminar

On Wednesday 8 May, Goldsmith Chambers welcomed immigration practitioners to its Spring Update seminar held at BPP Holborn. Samina Iqbal, who is joint-head of the immigration team, chaired the evening and Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC opened with a recap of the Banger EFM Regulation 9 and appeal rights litigation, in which he was lead counsel, including its […]

Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC speaks at Surrey University

Anthony Metzer QC was hosted at Surrey University as their Distinguished Discussant for the Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy Spring Keynote address on 7th May 2019. Anthony delivered a talk to students on criminal law focusing on applying philosophical ideas about criminality in practice as a criminal barrister and then was part of a discussion […]

Chambers’ Spring Immigration Update Seminar

On Wednesday 8 May, Goldsmith Chambers welcomed immigration practitioners to its Spring Update seminar held at BPP Holborn. Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC opened the evening with a recap of the Banger EFM Regulation 9 and appeal rights litigation, in which he was lead counsel, including its success in the CJEU and the recent Upper Tribunal […]

Liam Wells publishes article in the European Journal of Risk Regulation

Liam analyses the use of planning law to regulate short-term letting, such as the type facilitated by Airbnb. He compares the efficiency of the use of statute versus common-law nuisance claims. His article forms part of a special issue of the EJRR on the regulation of disruptive innovations. Liam is currently undertaking PhD research in […]

Goldsmith Chambers Partners with Fenix, Lesvos

The immigration team in Goldsmith Chambers is proud to announce its partnership with Fenix Humanitarian Legal Aid, an NGO based in Lesvos, Greece.  We champion Fenix’s mission of seeking to provide accurate and timely legal information and advice to all asylum seekers and refugees in Lesvos.   The refugee ‘crisis’ saw over 1 million asylum seekers arrive onto […]

Breaking the Chains Launch Event

Sangeetha Iengar of Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration team attended a launch event at Parliament on Thursday 25th April launching ‘Breaking the Chains’, a programme co-run by Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit and Shpresa, a charity which focuses on the welfare of unaccompanied Albanian asylum-seeking children. The discussion between inter-disciplinary practitioners threw up shared concern on the limited asylum routes available for […]

Samina Iqbal and Kezia Tobin present Lexis Nexis webinar

Samina Iqbal and Kezia Tobin present the latest developments in immigration law in a new LexisNexis webinar released on Wednesday 1st May. In the hour long update, Samina and Kezia discuss the Supreme Court cases of KV (Sri Lanka) v SSHD [2019] UKSC 10 on scarring in asylum appeals, and KO (Nigeria) v SSHD [2018] UKSC 53 on […]

Law Friends Society London Immigration Law Practitioner Conference – 23rd May 2019

Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration team will be co-hosting the Law Friends Society Immigration Law Conference in London at Conway Hall on 23rd May 2019. This conference attracts 7 CPD points. The conference includes expert speakers and a high calibre programme of topics. Samina Iqbal will be speaking on unlawful detention, Sarah Pinder on Tier one entrepreneurs, […]