Archive: April 2020

Upper Tribunal (IAC) Reported Judgments

Two members of Chambers’ immigration team have had their cases in the Upper Tribunal (IAC) reported this week. Alexis Slatter represented the Appellant in Ammari (EEA appeals – abandonment) [2020] UKUT 00124 (IAC) and Bronwen Jones the Appellant in MH (review; slip rule; church witnesses) Iran [2020] UKUT 00125 (IAC). Ammari concerned an appeal under the […]

COVID-19 & Civil Procedure Rules Practice Directions 51Y, 51Z & 51ZA

Please click here for an article on ‘COVID-19 & Civil Procedure Rules Practice Directions 51Y, 51Z & 51ZA’ written by Oliver Newman from our Civil Team. It is a briefing note for Civil Litigation Solicitors to summarise the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules due to Covid-19 and assist in considering the practical impact of the changes and offers […]

Remembering FTT Judge Callow

The Immigration Team at Goldsmith Chambers is greatly saddened to hear that on 8 April 2020 First-Tier Tribunal Judge Jeremy Callow of Taylor House lost his battle with Coronavirus.  Judge Callow will be remembered by those of us who had the pleasure of appearing before him over many years as a kind, compassionate and considerate […]


Oliver Newman, Daniel Searle and Ian Cain of Goldsmith Chambers have drafted a briefing note for Civil Litigation Solicitors to assist them in providing their clients with initial advice on how to settle disputes over which party in a commercial contract bears the risks of non-performance as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic. This can […]

Civil Team Update

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Even during this very difficult time, the barristers who make up Goldsmith Chambers’ Civil Team remain available to provide high quality legal services, whether to professional clients, businesses or the general public, across our practice areas: Commercial Inquests and Corners Courts, Contract Clinical Negligence and Healthcare, Insolvency, Sports law, Landlord and […]

Anthony Metzer QC featured in the Sunday Telegraph

Anthony Metzer QC, Head of Chambers leads Sarah Pinder,  joint-head of the immigration team, in a group judicial review claim brought by eight Fijian Commonwealth veterans, who served in the British army, including on numerous operations. They are instructed by Vinita Templeton, Director at Duncan Lewis. The group action has received substantial interest from the public and the media. A link […]


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