Archive: June 2020

Webinar – A Beginners Guide to Insolvency

Stephen Willmer and Daniel Searle present an introduction to insolvency cases for those seeking to expand their practice in this area. Businesses and individuals are facing, or will soon face, significant economic pressure both as creditors and debtors as result of the Covid-19 pandemic. This webinar discusses the process of presenting bankruptcy and winding-up petitions […]

Webinar – Business Interruption Insurance and Covid-19

Oliver Newman and David Giles, of Chambers’ civil team, will be looking at the principles of interpretation of insurance contracts and what businesses may be covered for in the Covid-19 pandemic. They will be discussing the FSA test case including the key questions involved, issues of causation and practical steps that can be taken to […]

Webinar – Applications Under FPR Part 25

In this webinar, Shárin Diegan, of Chambers’ family team, looks at best practice and practical considerations when making applications under FPR Part 25. The webinar recording can be viewed by clicking on the link below. The supporting slides, which accompany the webinar, can be accessed here.

Webinar – Witness Statements in Family Proceedings

In this webinar, Joanna Gillan and Shárin Diegan, of Chambers’ family team, look at witness statements in family proceedings with particular focus on narrative statements in financial remedy proceedings and witness statements in private law Children Act proceedings. The webinar recording can be viewed by clicking on the link below. The supporting slides, which accompany the […]

Webinar – An Introduction to the Enforcement of Civil Judgments

Ian Cain, of Chambers’ civil team, presents a webinar on the options for litigators and their clients when they wish to enforce a civil judgment. Ian’s webinar focuses on the merits of the different mechanisms for enforcing a civil judgment for money, goods and property, both within the current Covid-19 restrictions and when restrictions are […]

Webinar – Service and Disclosure of Telephone Evidence

When should the Prosecution disclose a Complainant’s telephone download?  What evidence must the Crown serve if they wish to rely upon evidence obtained from a Defendant’s telephone? In this Webinar, Jerry Hayes and Marie de Redman, of Chambers’ crime team, outline key cases and considerations to answer these two crucial questions. The webinar recording can […]

Webinar – Sole Responsibility Requirement under Para 297 of the Immigration Rules

Lawrence Youssefian, of Chambers’ immigration team, has considerable experience in representing parents, who have sought to bring their child to the UK under paragraph 297 of the Immigration Rules. In this webinar, he explores the precise requirement of ‘sole responsibility’ and delivers a whistle-stop tour of relevant case-law. Lawrence also provides a best-practice guide on […]

Covid-19 and the Courts

Goldsmith Chambers are pleased that our barristers are back in court and able to engage in live hearings when it is possible to do so safely and are able to socially distance. In pursuance of its active support of all its members of staff and barristers including pupils during the Covid 19 pandemic, Goldsmith Chambers […]

Chambers Jury Trial Statement

Members of the criminal team in Goldsmith Chambers both prosecute and defend in trials throughout England and Wales.  We unanimously  and wholeheartedly support  trial by jury. Suggestions have been made in recent days from the judiciary and the MOJ that there should be a temporary suspension of  trial by jury in “either way” offences.  The […]

Webinar – Pupillage and Finding Your Feet in Lockdown

Goldsmith Chambers’ current pupils David Barr, Matthew Poulsom, Toby Roseman and Hannah Gladwell discuss their experiences of pupillage and the challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemic. The webinar recording can be viewed by clicking on the link below. The supporting slides, which accompany the webinar, can be accessed here.


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