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Do Dental Technicians disadvantage themselves in Regulatory Matters?

Heather Beckett, one of Goldsmith Chambers’ Clinical Negligence and Healthcare team, has had a short research article published in February 2020 edition of The Dental Technician Magazine. The research identifies emerging themes from the outcomes of General Dental Council Fitness to Practise decisions in relation to Registered Dental Technicians and underpins suggestions that registrants facing […]

Chambers’ members in Counsel magazine

We are pleased to see that some of our members appear in this month’s Counsel Magazine. There is an article about the Bar Pro Bono 2019 Award Winners. Anthony Metzer QC was interviewed as Pro Bono QC of the year, where he shared his experiences of undertaking pro bono work. He said: “ I have […]

Dominic Thomas-James to give speech

Dr Dominic Thomas-James will give a speech next week to the Economic Community of West African States and the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa, in Dakar, Senegal. His paper entitled ‘Misusing Corporate Vehicles & Commonly Exploited Intermediaries’ will be presented to a Regional Consultative Forum on Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorism Financing […]

New Chambers Associates

Chambers is happy to announce that Sir Peter Smith, former High Court Judge and Dr Dominic Thomas-James, an academic at Cambridge University have accepted invitations to join Chambers as Associate Tenants. We are looking forward to their involvement with Chambers in this capacity. As a leading and progressive multi-disciplinary set providing expert advocacy and advice, […]

Lexis Nexis Awards 2020

Chambers are delighted to announce that we have been short-listed as a finalist in the Lexis Nexis Awards 2020 in two categories: Pro Bono Award and Case of the Year. For some time now, Chambers has showcased its pro bono work through the immigration team. The team’s submission entitled “Justice for All in a Hostile […]

Landmark case – man gives religious divorce to avoid criminal trial

On 13th January 2020, Anthony Metzer QC and Adam Gersch acted in a private prosecution involving a man set to appear for trial before a Judge and jury at a North London Crown Court for an offence of ‘Controlling and Coercive Behaviour’ based on his refusal to give a religious divorce (“Get”) to his ex-wife. […]

Anthony Metzer QC and Charlotte Proudman published in The Times

Anthony Metzer QC, Head of Chambers, and Charlotte Proudman, of the family and immigration teams, co-authored the article “Abuse victims deserve a well-funded justice system – Structural problems that have led to falling numbers of rape prosecutions cannot be solved without sufficient resources”. An extract of this article has been published in The Times online […]

Dr Anton van Dellen represents Alison Lapper at West Sussex Coroner’s Court

Dr Anton van Dellen has been instructed to represent Alison Lapper for the inquest investigating the death of her son, Parys.  The sculpture by the artist Marc Quinn of Ms Lapper pregnant with Parys was displayed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square from 2005 and 2007.  At the Pre-Inquest Review at West Sussex Coroner’s […]

Alleged Wimbledon ticket touting case reaches Court of Appeal

Dr Anton van Dellen and Harry O’Sullivan represented Mr Luke McKay in the High Court, who had been accused of touting tickets for Wimbledon.  They opposed the lifting of the suspension of his 6-month prison sentence for contempt of court for failing to disclose the source of Wimbledon tickets after submitting that Mr McKay was […]

Goldsmith Chambers sponsors Meninas FC U14s

The girls have transitioned to 11aside football and adapted well, competing excellent in the top division against Spurs, Watford and Enfield. The team continue to play an excellent brand of football and have adjusted well to be the only team within the first division that don’t trial players.  The U14s are more than just a […]